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esthesiometer

[es-thee-zee-om-i-ter] /ɛsˌθi ziˈɒm ɪ tər/
noun, Medicine/Medical.
1.
an instrument for measuring the degree of tactile sensibility.
Origin of esthesiometer
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esthesiometry, noun
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  • 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

esthesiometry es·the·si·om·e·try (ěs-thē'zē-ŏm'ĭ-trē)
n.
Variant of aesthesiometry.

esthesiometer es·the·si·om·e·ter (ěs-thē'zē-ŏm'ĭ-tər)
n.
Variant of aesthesiometer.

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