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A lighted instrument, one of the most important tools of the physician, used to examine the interiors of the eyes, including the lenses, retinas, and optic nerves.
Word Entries containing the term: “ophthalmoscope
auto-ophthalmoscope, autophthalmoscope
An ophthalmoscope with which an examiner may view his/her own eyes.
direct ophthalmoscope (s) (noun), direct ophthalmoscopes (pl)
An device that is designed to visualize the interior of the eye, with the instrument relatively close to the subject's eye and the observer viewing an upright magnified image: In order to give the Sarah the best advice regarding her macular degeneration, the eye doctor used a direct ophthalmoscope in a darkened room to examine the retina and macula of the eye.