Keratoscope



[ker-uh-tuh-skohp] /ˈkɛr ə təˌskoʊp/

noun, Ophthalmology.
1.
an instrument, as Placido’s disk, for determining the symmetry of the curvature of the cornea.

keratoscope ker·a·to·scope (kěr’ə-tō-skōp’)
n.
An instrument marked with lines or circles for use in examining the curvature of the cornea. Also called Placido’s disk.

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