digital tonometry


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tonometry

 [to-nom´ĕ-tre]
measurement of tension or pressure, e.g., intraocular pressure.
digital tonometry estimation of the degree of intraocular pressure by pressure exerted on the eyeball by the finger of the examiner.
gastric tonometry monitoring of the gastric intramucosal pH to obtain early indications of inadequate tissue oxygenation; the sensitive nature of the mucosa allows for monitoring of metabolic changes produced by hypoxia well in advance of the other more common indices of hypoxia.

digital tonometry

Determining intraocular pressure by use of the fingers.
See also: tonometry

tonometry

measurement of tension or pressure, e.g. intraocular pressure. See also tonometer.

digital tonometry
estimation of the degree of intraocular pressure by pressure exerted on the eyeball by the finger of the examiner.
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