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Definition of Esthesiometer
EsthesiometerAEsthesiometer [AE]s*the`si*om"e*ter, Esthesiometer
Es*the`si*om"e*ter, n. [Gr. ? (see [AE]sthesia) + -meter.]
An instrument to measure the degree of sensation, by
determining at how short a distance two impressions upon the
skin can be distinguished, and thus to determine whether the
condition of tactile sensibility is normal or altered.
Meaning of Esthesiometer from wikipedia
- An esthesiometer
aesthesiometer) is a device
the tactile sensitivity
of the skin (or mouth, or eye, etc.). The measure...
- European Summer
Time Weinstein Enhanced Sensory
Test, a monofilament esthesiometer Western European Satellite Triangulation subcommittee
of IAG WEST, Tungsten...
- of Psychophysics Maximilian
von Frey, physiologist, inventor
of the esthesiometer Ernst Heinrich
Weber, German physician
and professor whose studies
- whether corneal sensitivity
is normal, reduced
or absent; or using
to ****ess corneal
sensitivity. Tear film function
to one or another
stimuli. He created
type of esthesiometer
, now referred
to as a von Frey hair, which consisted
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