Share this entry

Share this page

slit lamp

Line breaks: slit lamp

Definition of slit lamp in English:

noun

Medicine
A lamp which 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.

Definition of slit lamp in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day resilient
Pronunciation: rɪˈzɪlɪənt
adjective
able to recoil or spring back into shape…