orthoscope


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orthoscope

 [or´tho-skōp]
an apparatus that neutralizes corneal refraction by means of a layer of water; used in ocular examinations.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

or·tho·scope

(ōr'thō-skōp),
1. An instrument by means of which one is able to draw the outlines of the various normas of the skull.
[ortho- + G. skopeō, to view]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

or·tho·scope

(ōr'thō-skōp)
An instrument by means of which one is able to draw the outlines of the various normas of the skull.
[ortho- + G. skopeō, to view]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

orthoscope 

A device by which water is held in contact with the cornea and thereby neutralizes the refractive power of the front surface of the cornea.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
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