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esthesiometer

[es-thee-zee-om-i-ter]
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noun Medicine/Medical.
  1. an instrument for measuring the degree of tactile sensibility.

Origin of esthesiometer

Related formses·the·si·om·e·try, noun
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Examples from the Web for esthesiometry

Historical Examples

  • There exists a sensory culture, which is not generally taken into consideration, but which is a factor in esthesiometry.

    The Montessori Method

    Maria Montessori


esthesiometry in Medicine

aesthesiometry

n.
  1. The measurement of the degree of tactile or other sensibility.

aesthesiometer

n.
  1. An instrument used to measure tactile sensitivity.tactometer
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