TITLE

screen

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1961
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "screen" is presented. It refers to the determination of a disease or its characteristics in a broad community or a selected group. It also refers to a structure or substance, which is used to protect, guard, or shield from a damaging influence such as x-rays, ultraviolet light, or insects. Tangent screen is a simple device used in perimetry to test the central portion of the visual field.
ACCESSION #
21245102

 

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