tonometric

tonometer

[toh-nom-i-ter]
noun
1.
an instrument for measuring the frequencies of tones, as a tuning fork or a graduated set of tuning forks.
2.
any of various physiological instruments for measuring intraocular pressure or blood pressure.
3.
Physical Chemistry. an instrument for measuring vapor pressure.

Origin:
1715–25; tono- + -meter

tonometric [ton-uh-me-trik, toh-nuh-] , adjective
tonometry, noun
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tonometer (təʊˈnɒmɪtə)
 
n
1.  an instrument for measuring the pitch of a sound, esp one consisting of a set of tuning forks
2.  any of various types of instrument for measuring pressure or tension, such as the blood pressure, vapour pressure, etc
 
[C18: from Greek tonostone + -meter]
 
tonometric
 
adj
 
to'nometry
 
n

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tonometer to·nom·e·ter (tō-nŏm'ĭ-tər)
n.
Any of various instruments for measuring pressure or tension, especially one used in tonography.


to'no·met'ric (tō'nə-mět'rĭk) adj.
to·nom'e·try n.
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