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keratometer

[ker-uh-tom-i-ter]
noun Ophthalmology.
  1. an instrument for measuring the curvature of the cornea.
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Origin of keratometer

First recorded in 1885–90; kerato- + -meter
Related formsker·a·to·met·ric [ker-uh-toh-me-trik] /ˌkɛr ə toʊˈmɛ trɪk/, adjectiveker·a·tom·e·try, noun
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keratometer in Medicine

keratometer

(kĕr′ə-tŏmĭ-tər)
n.
  1. An instrument for measuring the curvature of the anterior surface of the cornea.ophthalmometer
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Related formsker′a•tome•try adj.
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