Definition of auto-ophthalmoscope in English:

auto-ophthalmoscope

(also autophthalmoscope)

noun

Ophthalmology historical
rare
  • An ophthalmoscope used to examine one's own eyes.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Medical Times and Gazette. From auto- + ophthalmoscope, after French auto-ophthalmoscope or German Auto-Ophthalmoskop (both 1863 or earlier). With the some forms compare French autophthalmoscope, German Autophthalmoskop.

Pronunciation

auto-ophthalmoscope

/ˌɔːtəʊɒpˈθalməskəʊp//ˌɔːtəʊɒfˈθalməskəʊp/