Placido disk
Pla·ci·do disk (plahґse-do) [Antonio Placido da Costa, Portuguese ophthalmologist, 1848–1916] see under disk.

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  • Plácido's disk — /plah si dohz /, Ophthalm. a device marked with concentric black rings, used to detect corneal irregularities. [after A. Plácido da Costa (1848 1916), Portuguese ophthalmologist, who devised it] * * * …   Universalium

  • Plácido's disk — /plah si dohz /, Ophthalm. a device marked with concentric black rings, used to detect corneal irregularities. [after A. Plácido da Costa (1848 1916), Portuguese ophthalmologist, who devised it] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Placido da Costa — Antonio, Portuguese ophthalmologist, 1848–1916. See P. disk …   Medical dictionary

  • disco de Plácido — Eng. Placido s disk Ver queratoscopio …   Diccionario de oftalmología

  • keratoscope — An instrument marked with lines or circles by means of which the corneal reflex can be observed. SYN: Placido da Costa disk. [kerato + G. skopeo, to examine] * * * ker·a·to·scope ker ət ō .skōp n an instrument for examining the cornea esp. to… …   Medical dictionary

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