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opthalmoscope




opthalmoscope
An instrument for examining the retina and structures of the inner eye. A powerful light and lens system, combined with the cornea and lens allows the retina and eye blood vessels to be seen at high magnification. It is a valuable aid to diagnosis in ophthalmology and internal medicine. The opthalmoscope was invented by Hermann von Helmholtz.


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