esthesiometer

noun
es·​the·​si·​om·​e·​ter
variants: or chiefly British aesthesiometer \ es-​ˌthē-​zē-​ˈäm-​ət-​ər How to pronounce aesthesiometer (audio) , -​ˌthē-​sē-​ How to pronounce aesthesiometer (audio) \

Medical Definition of esthesiometer

: an instrument for measuring sensory discrimination especially : one for determining the distance by which two points pressed against the skin must be separated in order that they may be felt as separate

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“Esthesiometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/esthesiometer. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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