noun. a hand-held gadget utilized to analyze the constructs of the eye, particularly the fundus. This analysis might be direct, with the eye being very close, so as to view an erect picture. or not in close proximity, by utilization of a lens which generates an inverted picture of the fundus.

OPHTHALMOSCOPE: "This is the second ophthalmoscope I've picked up this week that is broken."
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