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1. A technique in alternative medicine by which diagnosis of various bodily disorders is claimed to be possible by examination of the fine structures of the iris of the eye.
2. A diagnostic technique based on the premise that early pathologic changes elsewhere in the body are reflected in the iris before disease becomes clinically apparent.

An analysis of a person's state of health may be made by visual examination of the iris, with the color, density, and position of deposited pigment helping to identify the pathologic process and the organ involved.

This entry is located in the following units: irido-, irid-, iri-, iris- + (page 3) -ology, -logy, -ologist, -logist (page 39)