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retinoscopy

 [ret″ĭ-nos´kah-pe]
an objective method of investigating, diagnosing, and evaluating refractive errors of the eye, by projection of a beam of light into the eye and observation of the movement of the illuminated area on the retinal surface and of the refraction by the eye of the emergent rays. Called also pupilloscopy and shadow test.
book retinoscopy a type in which the patient focuses on reading a book; commonly used with children.
dynamic retinoscopy a type in which the patient fixes the gaze on a target at a near distance; accommodation is active.
mem retinoscopy a type of dynamic retinoscopy in which the fixation target is a series of letters on the retinoscope, or a card with letters at a normal reading distance.
Nott retinoscopy a type of dynamic retinoscopy in which the fixation target is 40 cm from the eye; the test is first done with the object farther away than the target distance, and then continued while moving it towards the patient until neutrality is observed.
static retinoscopy a type in which the patient fixes the gaze on a target at a long distance in order to relax accommodation.

ret·i·nos·co·py

(ret'i-nos'kŏ-pē),
A method of determining errors of refraction by illuminating the retina and observing the rays of light emerging from the eye.
[retino- + G. skopeō, to view]

shadow test

ret·i·nos·co·py

(ret'i-nos'kŏ-pē)
A method of determining errors of refraction by illuminating the retina and observing the rays of light emerging from the eye.
Synonym(s): shadow test, skiascopy.
[retino- + G. skopeō, to view]

shadow test

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Wyatt will line up alongside Lewis at Myreside tomorrow as part of a shadow Test side with hopes of still winning their own championship following their opening 19-19 draw with England.
After batting all day against Australia's shadow Test team, Atherton found it hard to conceal his anger over being left out of the squad for the triangular one-day series with the Aussies and Sri Lanka.
Ireland have picked a shadow Test side to face Western Province at Newlands, Cape Town tomorrow.
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Scotland's Rowen Shepherd looks set to revive his international career at inside centre after being selected there in what is virtually a shadow Test side for Saturday's clash with New South Wales in Sydney.
Not bad considering this selection was meant to be a shadow Test side which would put the writing on the wall for some players' prospects of facing Australia in the first Test in Brisbane on Saturday week.
The sides clash in the Old Anniesland shadow Test with the manager still furious after the mauling by England a fortnight ago.
Oppenheimer, a multi-millionaire diamond magnate, picked seven South African shadow Test players and wily old Pat Symcox.
He can then play a shadow Test team against Natal on Friday as a dress rehearsal for the clash with the Boks a week later.
Former London Scottish hero Holmes aims to use the shadow Test as a springboard back to the senior squad.