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Euthyscope

Euthyscope

(Science: instrument) 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.

Origin: g. Euthys, straight, _ skopeo, to view


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