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n. - Dutch ophthalmologist who introduced a chart to study visual acuity (1834-1908).

Usage examples (29)
  • This chart which is called a Snellen Eye Chart, measures visual acuity.
  • Most of us are familiar with the big "E" Snellen Chart on the ophthalmologist's wall.
  • Moreover, as shown below, it is needed by children able to pass satisfactorily the Snellen test.
  • After being assistant to the ophthalmologist H. Snellen Sr. in the renowned eye-hospital Gasthuis voor for more
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