dioptometer

[ dahy-op-tom-i-ter ]
/ ˌdaɪ ɒpˈtɒm ɪ tər /

noun Ophthalmology.

an instrument for measuring the refraction of the eye.

Origin of dioptometer

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British Dictionary definitions for dioptometer

dioptometer

/ (ˌdaɪɒpˈtɒmɪtə) /

noun

an instrument for measuring ocular refraction

Derived Forms

dioptometry, noun

Word Origin for dioptometer

from di- ² + opt (ic) + meter
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