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keratoscopy

 [ker″ah-tos´kah-pe]
inspection of the cornea.
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ker·a·tos·co·py

(ker'ă-tos'kŏ-pē),
1. Examination of the reflections from the anterior surface of the cornea to determine the character and amount of corneal astigmatism.
2. A term first applied by Cuignet to his method of retinoscopy.
[kerato- + G. skopeō, to examine]
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keratoscopy

(kĕr′ə-tŏs′kə-pē)
n.
Examination of the anterior surface of the cornea to determine the character and amount of astigmatism.
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ker·a·tos·co·py

(ker'ă-tos'kŏ-pē)
1. Examination of the reflections from the anterior surface of the cornea to determine the character and amount of corneal astigmatism.
2. A term first applied by Cuignet to his method of retinoscopy.
[kerato- + G. skopeō, to examine]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012