Definition of Skiascopy

1. Noun. retinoscopy ¹



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Definition of Skiascopy

1. [n -PIES]

Medical Definition of Skiascopy

1. The study of the retina of the eye by means of the ophthalmoscope. Origin: Retina + -scopy. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skiascopy

ski tow
ski trail
ski wax
ski waxes
skia-
skiability
skiable
skiagram
skiagrams
skiagraph
skiagraphs
skiagraphy
skiascope
skiascopes
skiascopies
skiascopy (current term)
skiathon
skiathons
skiatron
skiatrons
skiboard
skiboarder
skiboarding
skibob
skibobbed
skibobber
skibobbers
skibobbing
skibobbings
skibobs

Literary usage of Skiascopy

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1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"skiascopy and Myopia Anomalies of refraction are detected objectively by ... Distinction between Emmetropia and a Hyperopia If, on skiascopy, ..."

2. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1897)
"A REFRACTOMETER FOR skiascopy. BY DR. WE LAMBERT, NEW YORK CITY. This instrument which I now present to the society is intended to be used in estimating ..."

3. Diseases of the eye by George Edmund De Schweinitz (1916)
"OPHTHALMOSCOPY AND skiascopy Reflection.—When light falls upon a polished surface a portion of it is reflected. The angle of reflection is always equal to ..."

4. Text-book of Ophthalmology by Ernst Fuchs, Alexander Duane (1899)
"INSTRUMENTS FOR skiascopy. (See page 23.) Fio. 270.—LAMBERT'S REFRACTOMETER. This instrument consists of two superimposed metal disks, eleven inches in ..."

5. Text-book of Ophthalmology by Ernst Fuchs (1911)
"... retinoscopy, »nd skiascopy (mua, shadow). In using it, the observer places himself at a distance of rather more than one metre from the patient, ..."

6. Diseases of the eye: A Handbook of Ophthalmic Practice for Students and by George Edmund De Schweinitz (1913)
"... without the aid of mydriatics, and with the method of skiascopy, in the absence of prolonged mydriasis, good results are obtained ; but in all patients ..."

7. Diseases of the Eye: Handbook of Ophthalmic Practice for Students and by George Edmund De Schweinitz (1903)
"With the ophthal- mometer, without the aid of mydriatics, and with the method of skiascopy, in the absence of prolonged mydriasis, good results are obtained ..."

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