Schiötz' tonometer

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Schiötz' tonometer

[shē·ets′]
Etymology: Hjalmar Schiötz, Norwegian ophthalmologist, 1850-1927; Gk, tonos, stretching, metron, measure
a tonometer used to measure intraocular pressure by observing the depth of indentation of the cornea made by the weighted plunger on the device after a topical anesthetic is applied.
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Schiötz' tonometer