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euthyscope

Pronunciation: yu'thi-skop

Definition: A modified ophthalmoscope, now seldom used, with which the site of excentric fixation may be dazzled by a bright light while the true fovea is simultaneously shielded by an opaque disk; used in pleoptics.

[G. euthys, straight, + skopeo, to view]

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