adaptometer

noun
ad·​ap·​tom·​e·​ter | \ ˌad-ˌap-ˈtäm-ət-ər How to pronounce adaptometer (audio) \

Medical Definition of adaptometer

: a device for determining the efficiency of dark adaptation in the human eye

Other Words from adaptometer

adaptometry \ -​ˈtäm-​ə-​trē How to pronounce adaptometry (audio) \ noun, plural adaptometries

Learn More about adaptometer

Cite this Entry

“Adaptometer.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/adaptometer. Accessed 7 December 2019.

Comments on adaptometer

What made you want to look up adaptometer? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

the study of flags

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Semantic Drift Quiz

  • a twisty river
  • Which of the following was once a synonym for fun?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!