Oph*thal"mo*scope (?), n. [From Gr. the eye + -scope.] Physiol.

An instrument for viewing the interior of the eye, particularly the retina. Light is thrown into the eye by a mirror (usually concave) and the interior is then examined with or without the aid of a lens.

-- Oph*thal`mo*scop"ic (#), a.

 

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