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ophthalmodynamometer

[of-thal-moh-dahy-nuh-mom-i-ter, -din-uh-, op-] /ɒfˌθæl moʊˌdaɪ nəˈmɒm ɪ tər, -ˌdɪn ə-, ɒp-/
noun
1.
a device for measuring the blood pressure of the retinal blood vessels.
2.
a device for determining the nearest point of ocular convergence.
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ophthalmodynamometer in Medicine

ophthalmodynamometer oph·thal·mo·dy·na·mom·e·ter (ŏf-thāl'mō-dī'nə-mŏm'ĭ-tər, ŏp-)
n.

  1. An instrument for determining the near point of convergence of the eyes.

  2. An instrument that measures the blood pressure in the retinal vessels.


oph·thal'mo·dy'na·mom'e·try n.
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