keratometer

[ker-uh-tom-i-ter]

noun Ophthalmology.

an instrument for measuring the curvature of the cornea.

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.

An instrument for measuring the curvature of the anterior surface of the cornea.ophthalmometer
Related formsker′a•tome•try adj.
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