Ophthalmometer

Definitions

  • Ophthalmometer
    Ophthalmometer
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Ophthalmometer (Physiol) An instrument devised by Helmholtz for measuring the size of a reflected image on the convex surface of the cornea and lens of the eye, by which their curvature can be ascertained.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n ophthalmometer An instrument for measuring the eye, especially for determining the radius of curvature of the cornea.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Ophthalmometer an instrument for eye-measurements
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. 'ofqalmo`s eye + -meter,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr.,—ophthalmos, eye.