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[ir-i-dol-uh-jee, ahy-ri-] /ˌɪr ɪˈdɒl ə dʒi, ˌaɪ rɪ-/

noun, plural iridologies.
the inspection of the iris of the eye as an aid in determining a person’s state of health or in diagnosing a health problem.
a technique used in complementary medicine to diagnose illness by studying a patient’s eyes

iridology ir·i·dol·o·gy (ĭr’ĭ-dŏl’ə-jē, ī’rĭ-)
The study of the iris of the eye, especially as associated with disease.


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