- an instrument for measuring the degree of tactile sensibility.
Origin of esthesiometer
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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
- The measurement of the degree of tactile or other sensibility.
- An instrument used to measure tactile sensitivity.tactometer
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