tonometer: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (tō-nom'i-tur), [key]
— n.
  1. an instrument for measuring the frequencies of tones, as a tuning fork or a graduated set of tuning forks.
  2. any of various physiological instruments for measuring intraocular pressure or blood pressure.
  3. an instrument for measuring vapor pressure.
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