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oculoplethysmography

Pronunciation: ok'yu-lo-pleth'iz-mog'ra-fe

Definition: Indirect measurement of the hemodynamic significance of internal carotid artery stenosis or occlusion by demonstration of an ipsilateral delay in the arrival of ocular pressure transmitted from branches of the ophthalmic artery.

[oculo- + G. plethymos, increase, + graphe, to write]

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