noun Ophthalmology.

an apparatus for measuring the degree of astigmatism.

Also a·stig·ma·tom·e·ter [uh-stig-muh-tom-i-ter] /əˌstɪg məˈtɒm ɪ tər/.

Origin of astigmometer

Related formsas·tig·mom·e·try, a·stig·ma·tom·e·try, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for astigmatometer




An instrument for measuring the degree of and determining the variety of astigmatism.
Related formsa•stig′ma•tome•try (-trē) null n.
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