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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



slit-lamp biomicroscopy  listen  (… BY-oh-my-KROS-koh-pee)

  An eye exam using an instrument that combines a low-power microscope with a light source that makes a narrow beam of light. The instrument may be used to examine the retina, optic nerve, and other parts of the eye. Also called slit-lamp eye exam.