SYN: esthesiometer. [L. tactus, touch, + G. metron, measure]

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tac·tom·e·ter (tak-tomґə-tər) esthesiometer.

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  • tactometer — noun An esthesiometer …   Wiktionary

  • tactometer — tac·tom·e·ter …   English syllables

  • tactometer — takˈtäməd.ə(r) noun Etymology: Latin tactus sense of touch + English o + meter more at tact : an instrument for testing and measuring the acuteness of the sense of touch …   Useful english dictionary

  • esthesiometer — An instrument for determining the state of tactile and other forms of sensibility. SYN: tactometer. [esthesio + G. metron, measure] * * * 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… …   Medical dictionary

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

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