keratometer

[ ker-uh-tom-i-ter ]

nounOphthalmology.
  1. an instrument for measuring the curvature of the cornea.

Origin of keratometer

1
First recorded in 1885–90; kerato- + -meter

Other words from keratometer

  • ker·a·to·met·ric [ker-uh-toh-me-trik], /ˌkɛr ə toʊˈmɛ trɪk/, adjective
  • ker·a·tom·e·try, noun

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