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Medical Term:

Hirschberg test

Pronunciation: hirsh'berg


a test of binocular motor alignment by which a penlight is shone at the eyes and the position of the light reflex on the cornea observed, allowing an estimate of the amount of deviation, if present.

Synonym(s): Hirschberg method

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