Meaning of ophthalmometer


Pronunciation: (of"thul-mom'i-tur, -thu-, -thal-, op"-), [key]
— n.
  1. an instrument for measuring the reflection of an image on the surface of the cornea and other capacities of the eye, used chiefly for determining the presence and degree of astigmatism.
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