Placido da Costa
Antonio, Portuguese ophthalmologist, 1848–1916. See P. 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

  • Placido disk — Pla·ci·do disk (plahґse do) [Antonio Placido da Costa, Portuguese ophthalmologist, 1848–1916] see under disk …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

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  • 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

  • disk — 1. A round, flat plate; any approximately flat circular structure. 2. SYN: lamella (2). 3. In dentistry, a circular piece of thin paper or other material, coated with an abrasive substance, used for cutting and polishing tee …   Medical dictionary

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