esthesiometer

[ es-thee-zee-om-i-ter ]
/ ɛsˌθi ziˈɒm ɪ tər /

noun Medicine/Medical.

an instrument for measuring the degree of tactile sensibility.

Origin of esthesiometer

OTHER WORDS FROM esthesiometer

es·the·si·om·e·try, noun
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Examples from the Web for esthesiometry

  • There exists a sensory culture, which is not generally taken into consideration, but which is a factor in esthesiometry.

    The Montessori Method|Maria Montessori

Medicine definitions for esthesiometry (1 of 2)

esthesiometry
[ ĕs-thē′zē-ŏmĭ-trē ]

n.

Variant ofaesthesiometry

Medicine definitions for esthesiometry (2 of 2)

esthesiometer
[ ĕs-thē′zē-ŏmĭ-tər ]

n.

Variant ofaesthesiometer
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