esthesiometer

esthesiometer
An instrument for determining the state of tactile and other forms of sensibility. SYN: tactometer. [esthesio- + G. metron, measure]

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es·the·si·om·e·ter or chiefly Brit aes·the·si·om·e·ter es-.thē-zē-'äm-ət-ər, -.thē-sē- n an instrument for measuring sensory discrimination esp one for determining the distance by which two points pressed against the skin must be separated in order that they may be felt as separate

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es·the·si·om·e·ter (es-the″ze-omґə-tər) [esthesio- + -meter] an instrument for measuring tactile sensibility; called also tactometer.

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  • esthesiometer — esthesiometry, n. /es thee zee om i teuhr/, n. Med. an instrument for measuring the degree of tactile sensibility. [ESTHES(IS) + O + METER] * * * …   Universalium

  • esthesiometer — noun A device to measure tactile sensitivity Syn: tactometer …   Wiktionary

  • esthesiometer — n. device for measuring the degree of sensitivity to touch …   English contemporary dictionary

  • esthesiometer — es·the·si·om·e·ter …   English syllables

  • esthesiometer — esˌthēzēˈäməd.ə(r), thēsē noun Etymology: esthesio + meter : an instrument for measuring sensory discrimination; especially : one for determining the distance by which two points pressed against the skin must be separated in order that they may… …   Useful english dictionary

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