pachymeter


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pa·chym·e·ter

(pă-kim'ĕ-tĕr),
An instrument for measuring the thickness of any object, especially of thin objects such as a plate of bone or a membrane.
Synonym(s): pachometer
[pachy- + G. metron, measure]

pachymeter

An obsolete device used to determine an object’s thickness.

pa·chym·e·ter

, pachometer (pă-kim'ĕ-tĕr, -komĕ-tĕr)
An instrument for measuring an object's thickness.
Synonym(s): pachometer.
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CCT ([micro]m) Group Preoperative Preoperative Measured by a pachymeter Measured by OCT L65 335 [+ or -] 21 334.5 [+ or -] 23.0 L60 346 [+ or -] 10 344.1 [+ or -] 6.2 R 330 [+ or -] 15 334.2 [+ or -] 13.5 CCT ([micro]m) MCT ([micro]m) Group Postoperative Preoperative Measured by OCT Measured by a pachymeter L65 227.9 [+ or -] 60.6 322 [+ or -] 18 L60 283.8 [+ or -] 44.0 335 [+ or -] 14 R -- 329 [+ or -] 16 PCT ([micro]m) Group Preoperative Measured by a pachymeter L65 327 [+ or -] 27 L60 346 [+ or -] 10 R 329 [+ or -] 16 Table 2: The length and width of corneal stripes for each group.
Because immunohistochemical, biochemical, and macroscopical results and results obtained with ultrasonic pachymeter of injured untreated corneas and corneas treated with PBS after purge of [H.sub.2] did not significantly differ from results obtained with injured corneas treated with PBS, we did not show the results with injured untreated group and group treated with PBS after purge of [H.sub.2].
The Nidek Tonoref III maintains the same compact size as its predecessor despite the addition of the non-contact pachymeter. Additionally, it incorporates two clinically important functions, accommodation measurement and opacity observation of the optical media of the eye.
Central corneal thickness (CCT) was determined using an ultrasonic pachymeter (DGH Technology, Exton, PA, USA) with a hand-held solid probe [25].
Footpad swelling was monitored by serial weekly measurements, for 30 days, of footpad thickness with the help of a digital pachymeter. Animals were kept under conventional conditions with free access to food (Nuvilab[R] Cr1) and water.
Bacterial growth inhibition halos were measured after 48 h at 37[degrees]C with a digital pachymeter. The assays were performed in triplicate.
Then an eye check up is done followed by a pachymeter which measures the corneal thickness and a pulpiometer which measures the pupil.
The teeth were evaluated by a single examiner, considering their presence, localization, origin of formation, extension and depth in millimeters, using a magnifying glass, a precision pachymeter and a millimeter-scaled periodontal probe.
The number of pups born alive per mated female was recorded, and the somatic development was estimated 12 days after birth by weighing with an analytical balance (Gehaka BG2000) and measuring the crown-rump length with a pachymeter.