Definition of Iridology

1. Noun. (pseudoscience) A form of alternative medicine involving the diagnosis of body ailments through the examination of the iris of the human eye. ¹

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Definition of Iridology

1. [n -GIES]

Medical Definition of Iridology

1. A mystical art of the diagnosis of body ailments through the examination of the iris (shutter) of the human eye. According to some doctors, some scientific credibility seems to be emerging. (16 Dec 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Iridology

iridocystectomy
iridocyte
iridocytes
iridodiagnosis
iridodialysis
iridodilator
iridodonesis
iridoid
iridoids
iridokeratitis
iridokinetic
iridoline
iridologies
iridologist
iridologists
iridology (current term)
iridomalacia
iridomesodialysis
iridomotor
iridoncus
iridoparalysis
iridopathy
iridophore
iridophores
iridoplegia
iridoptosis
iridopupillary lamina
iridorrhexis
iridoschisis
iridosclerotomy

Literary usage of Iridology

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1. Iridiagnosis and Other Diagnostic Methods by Henry Lindlahr (1919)
"CHAPTER I iridology Correct diagnosis is the first essential to rational treatment. Every honest physician admits that the old school methods of diagnosis ..."

2. The American Library Annual: Including Index to Dates of Current Events (1917)
"1 iridology Publishing Co Rockford, 111. 1 Irish (Charles H.) Chicago, 111. 1 Iroquois Publishing Co Syracuse, NY 1 Irvine (Leigh Hadley) San Luis Obispo, ..."

3. Costa Rica by St├ęphane G.-Marceau, Francis Giguere, Yves Seguin (2000)
"... thalassotherapy, iridology, hydro- therapy, etc.). The hotel's concept is excellent and the rooms are quite comfortable, but could be better decorated. ..."

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