an apparatus that determines the refractive power of the eye by observing the lights and shadows on the pupil when a mirror illumines the retina; skiascope.
retinoscope ret·i·no·scope (rět’n-ə-skōp’)
An optical instrument for examining refraction of light in the eye.
noun, Ophthalmology. 1. an objective method of determining the refractive error of an eye. noun 1. (ophthalmol) a procedure for detecting errors of refraction in the eye by means of an instrument (retinoscope) that reflects a beam of light from a mirror into the eye. Diagnosis is made by observing the areas of shadow and […]
noun 1. a body of retainers in attendance upon an important personage; suite. noun 1. a body of aides and retainers attending an important person, royalty, etc
noun, plural retinulae [ri-tin-yuh-lee] /rɪˈtɪn yəˌli/ (Show IPA). Anatomy. 1. a group of elongate neural receptor cells forming part of an arthropod compound eye: each retinula cell leads to a nerve fiber passing to the optic ganglion.
noun 1. (Scot) the act of retiring from office, one’s work, etc; retirement