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ophthalmoscopy

 [of″thal-mos´kah-pe]
examination of the eye by means of the ophthalmoscope.
medical ophthalmoscopy that performed for diagnostic purposes.
metric ophthalmoscopy that performed for measurement of refraction.

oph·thal·mos·co·py

(of'thal-mos'kŏ-pē),
Examination of the fundus of the eye by means of the ophthalmoscope.
Synonym(s): funduscopy

ophthalmoscopy

/oph·thal·mos·co·py/ (of″thal-mos´kah-pe) examination of the eye by means of the ophthalmoscope.
medical ophthalmoscopy  that performed for diagnostic purposes.
metric ophthalmoscopy  that performed for measurement of refraction.

ophthalmoscopy

(ŏf′thəl-mŏs′kə-pē, -thăl-, ŏp′-)
n.
Examination of the interior of the eye through the pupil with an ophthalmoscope.

oph·thal′mo·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk), oph·thal′mo·scop′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.

ophthalmoscopy

[of′thalmos′kəpē]
the technique of using an ophthalmoscope to examine the eye. Also called fundoscopy, funduscopy. See also fundus microscopy.

oph·thal·mos·co·py

(of'thăl-mos'kŏ-pē)
Examination of the fundus of the eye by means of the ophthalmoscope.

ophthalmoscopy 

Method of examination of the interior of the eye with an ophthalmoscope.

ophthalmoscopy

examination of the eye by means of the ophthalmoscope. In animals the procedure presents difficulties because of the need for restraint. For best results requires darkness, pupil dilatation, absence of distraction, minimum of restraint. See also ophthalmoscope.
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