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esthesiometer

[ es-thee-zee-om-i-ter ]
/ ɛsˌθi ziˈɒm ɪ tər /
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noun Medicine/Medical.

an instrument for measuring the degree of tactile sensibility.

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Origin of esthesiometer

es·the·si·om·e·try, noun
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  • If great exactitude is desirable, Nothnagel's thermo-esthesiometer should be used.

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Medical definitions for esthesiometer

esthesiometer
[ ĕs-thē′zē-ŏmĭ-tər ]

n.

Variant ofaesthesiometer
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