slitlamp


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slit·lamp

(slit'lamp),
In ophthalmology, an instrument consisting of a microscope combined with a rectangular light source that can be narrowed into a slit.

slit·lamp

, slit lamp (slit'lamp)
ophthalmology An instrument consisting of a microscope combined with a rectangular light source that can be narrowed into a slit for examination of the eye.
Synonym(s): biomicroscope, Gullstrand slitlamp.

Gullstrand,

Allvar, Swedish ophthalmologist and Nobel laureate, 1862-1930.
Gullstrand slitlamp - in ophthalmology, an instrument consisting of a microscope combined with a rectangular light source that can be narrowed into a slit. Synonym(s): slitlamp
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