- * * *1. Measurement of the tension of a part, e.g., intravascular tension or blood pressure. 2. Measurement of ocular tension.
* * *to·nom·e·try (to-nomґə-tre) [tono- + -metry] the measurement of tension or pressure, particularly intraocular pressure.
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Tonometry — To*nom e*try, n. The act of measuring with a tonometer; specifically (Med.), measurement of tension, esp. the tension of the eyeball. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Tonometry — In music, a tonometer is an instrument used to determine the pitch or vibration rate of tones, such as a tuning fork. Tonometry is the measurement of tension or pressure [http://www.mercksource.org/pp/us/cns/cns hl… … Wikipedia
tonometry — noun see tonometer … New Collegiate Dictionary
tonometry — See tonometric. * * * … Universalium
tonometry — noun The measurement of tension or pressure. See Also: tonometer, tonometric … Wiktionary
tonometry — n. measurement of sound; measurement of pressure, measurement of tension … English contemporary dictionary
tonometry — to·nom·e·try … English syllables
tonometry — noun the measurement of intraocular pressure by determining the amount of force needed to make a slight indentation in the cornea • Hypernyms: ↑measurement, ↑measuring, ↑measure, ↑mensuration * * * tōˈnämə.trē noun ( es) Etymology … Useful english dictionary
Ocular tonometry — This article is about Ocular tonometry. For Gastric Tonometry, see Gastric tonometry. Ocular tonometry Intervention A patient in front of a tonometer ICD 9 CM … Wikipedia
digital tonometry — estimation of the degree of intraocular pressure by pressure exerted on the eyeball by the finger of the examiner … Medical dictionary