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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: ret'i-nos'ko-pe

Definition: A method of determining errors of refraction by illuminating the retina and observing the rays of light emerging from the eye.

Synonym(s): scotoscopy, shadow test, skiascopy

[retino- + G. skopeo, to view]

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