tonometer

noun to·nom·e·ter \ tō-ˈnä-mə-tər \

Definition of tonometer

1 :an instrument or device for determining the exact pitch or the vibration rate of tones
2 :an instrument for measuring tension or pressure and especially intraocular pressure

tonometry

play \tō-ˈnä-mə-trē\ noun

Origin and Etymology of tonometer

Greek tonos tone + English -meter


Medical Dictionary

tonometer

noun to·nom·e·ter \ tō-ˈnäm-ət-ər \

medical Definition of tonometer

:an instrument for measuring tension or pressure and especially intraocular pressure

tonometric

play \ˈtō-nə-ˈme-trik, ˌtän-ə-\ adjective

tonometry

play \tō-ˈnäm-ə-trē\ noun plural tonometries

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