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slit lamp

Syllabification: slit lamp

Definition of slit lamp in English:

noun

Medicine
A lamp that emits a narrow but intense beam of light, used for examining the interior of the eye.
Example sentences
  • The eye is examined with a slit lamp, a microscope designed for eye examination.
  • The cornea, aqueous, iris and pupil should be examined with the slit lamp.
  • In this instance, copious irrigation with saline and a thorough slit lamp examination should be carried out.

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