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an instrument for ascertaining ocular refraction.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
kinescope(kĭn′ĕ-skōp) [″ + skopein, to examine]
A device for testing the refraction of the eye. A slit of variable width moves as the patient observes a fixed object.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners
1. An instrument for determining the refraction of the eye by having the subject observe the apparent 'with' or 'against' movement of a test object through a stenopaeic slit moved across the front of the eye. 2. An instrument for recording television programmes. See stenopaeic disc.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann