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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



indirect ophthalmoscopy  listen  (IN-duh-REKT OF-thul-MOS-koh-pee)

  An exam of the inside of the back of the eye using a beam of light and a hand-held lens. Indirect ophthalmoscopy gives a wider view inside the eye than an exam using an ophthalmoscope does.