tro·​pom·​e·​ter | \ trōˈpämətə(r) \

Definition of tropometer

: a device to measure rotation (as of the eyeball) or amount of torsion of a long bone

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First Known Use of tropometer

1881, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tropometer

International Scientific Vocabulary trop- + meter

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“Tropometer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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