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ophthalmometer

[of-thuh l-mom-i-ter, -thuh-, -thal-, op-] /ˌɒf θəlˈmɒm ɪ tər, -θə-, -θæl-, ˌɒp-/
noun
1.
an instrument for measuring the reflection of an image on the surface of the cornea and other capacities of the eye, used chiefly for determining the presence and degree of astigmatism.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; ophthalmo- + -meter
Related forms
ophthalmometric
[of-thal-muh-me-trik, op-] /ɒfˌθæl məˈmɛ trɪk, ɒp-/ (Show IPA),
ophthalmometrical, adjective
ophthalmometry, noun
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ophthalmometric in Medicine

ophthalmometer oph·thal·mom·e·ter (ŏf'thəl-mŏm'ĭ-tər, -thāl-, ŏp'-)
n.
See keratometer.

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