ophthalmodynamometry


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ophthalmodynamometry

 [of-thal″mo-di″nah-mom´ĕ-tre]
determination of the blood pressure in the retinal artery.

oph·thal·mo·dy·na·mom·e·try

(of-thal'mō-dī'nă-mom'ĕ-trē),
The measurement of blood pressure in the retinal vessels by means of an ophthalmodynamometer.
[ophthalmo- + G. dynamis, power, + metron, measure]

ophthalmodynamometry

/oph·thal·mo·dy·na·mom·e·try/ (of-thal″mo-di″nah-mom´ĭ-tre) determination of the blood pressure in the retinal artery.

oph·thal·mo·dy·na·mom·e·try

(of-thal'mō-dī'nă-mom'ĕ-trē)
The measurement of blood pressure in the retinal vessels by means of an ophthalmodynamometer.
[ophthalmo- + G. dynamis, power, + metron, measure]

ophthalmodynamometry

A method of assessing the pressure in the arteries within the eye by exerting measurable external pressure on the globe and noting, through an OPHTHALMOSCOPE, the point at which the internal vessels collapse.

ophthalmodynamometry

determination of the blood pressure in the retinal artery.
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The VOP is measured by ophthalmodynamometry and is an indirect method of measuring ICE The VOP is calculated as the pressure at which the retinal vein collapses with mild suction pressure.