esthesiometry

esthesiometry

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es·the·si·om·e·try or chiefly Brit aes·the·si·om·e·try -'äm-ə-trē n, pl -tries the measurement of sensory (as tactile) discrimination

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  • esthesiometry — n. measurement of the degree of sensitivity to touch …   English contemporary dictionary

  • esthesiometry — es·the·si·om·e·try …   English syllables

  • esthesiometry — mə.trē noun ( es) Etymology: esthesio + metry : the measurement of sensory (as tactile) discrimination …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • faradopalpation — Esthesiometry by means of a sharp pointed electrode through which a feeble alternating current passes to an indifferent electrode …   Medical dictionary

  • galvanopalpation — Esthesiometry by means of a sharp pointed electrode through which a feeble direct current passes to the cathode applied to an indifferent part. * * * gal·va·no·pal·pa·tion (gal″və no pal paґshən) a method of testing the sensory… …   Medical dictionary

  • aesthesia — aesthesia, aesthesiometer, aesthesiometry, aesthesiophysiology chiefly Brit var of ESTHESIA, ESTHESIOMETER, ESTHESIOMETRY, ESTHESIOPHYSIOLOGY …   Medical dictionary

  • 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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