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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