Definition of Orthoscope

1. Noun. An ophthalmoscope with a layer of water to neutralize the refraction of the cornea.

Generic synonyms: Ophthalmoscope



Definition of Orthoscope

1. n. An instrument designed to show the condition of the superficial portions of the eye.

Definition of Orthoscope

1. Noun. An instrument for examining the interior of an eye. ¹

2. Noun. An instrument for drawing projections of a skull. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Orthoscope

1. An instrument designed to show the condition of the superficial portions of the eye. Origin: Ortho- + -scope. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orthoscope

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orthorexic
orthorexics
orthorhombic
orthorhombic pyroxene
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orthoscope (current term)
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orthosilicate
orthosilicates
orthosilicic
orthosilicic acid
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Literary usage of Orthoscope

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1. The Young Folk's Cyclopædia of Games and Sports by John Denison Champlin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick (1890)
"orthoscope. Suppose the figure to be that of a card as shown in the illustration. Draw lines from the center of the disk through the angles of the card, ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1853)
"These are entirely invisible by any other means in my possession than the orthoscope. Having mentioned the advantages to be derived from the employment of ..."

3. The British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Or, Quarterly Journal of (1863)
"... orthoscope— " In every case, where we wish to obtain a complete and correct view in profile of the chambers of the eye, by which the exact contentivo ..."

4. Textbook of human physiology by Leonard Landois, William Stirling (1889)
"Action of the orthoscope. pigment. If a diaphragm be placed over the eye, ... The orthoscope.—Czermak constructed this instrument, in which the eye is ..."

5. A Pocket medical dictionary: Giving the Pronunciation and Definition of the ...by George Milbry Gould by George Milbry Gould (1920)
"Pertaining to normal binocular vision. orthoscope ... or-tho-skop'-ik. Pertaining to orthoscopy, <jv Orthos'copy. Examination of the eye by the orthoscope. ..."

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