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spherometer

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noun sphe·rom·e·ter \sfir-ˈä-mə-tər\

Definition of spherometer

  1. :  an instrument for measuring the curvature of a surface



Origin of spherometer

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1828


Medical Dictionary

spherometer

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noun sphe·rom·e·ter \sfir-ˈäm-ət-ər\

Medical Definition of spherometer

  1. :  an instrument for measuring the curvature of a surface




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "spherometer"


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