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Meaning of "pachymeter" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PACHYMETER

pachymeter  [pəˈkɪmɪtə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PACHYMETER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Pachymeter is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PACHYMETER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

pachymeter

Corneal pachymetry

Corneal pachymetry is the process of measuring the thickness of the cornea. A pachymeter is a medical device used to measure the thickness of the eye's cornea. It is used to perform corneal pachymetry prior to LASIK surgery, for Keratoconus screening, LRI surgery and is useful in screening for patients suspected of developing glaucoma among other uses.

Definition of pachymeter in the English dictionary

The definition of pachymeter in the dictionary is an instrument for measuring thickness.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PACHYMETER


altimeter
ælˈtɪmɪtə
calorimeter
ˌkæləˈrɪmɪtə
colorimeter
ˌkʌləˈrɪmɪtə
delimiter
diːˈlɪmɪtə
densimeter
dɛnˈsɪmɪtə
dimeter
ˈdɪmɪtə
fluorimeter
ˌflʊəˈrɪmɪtə
gravimeter
ɡrəˈvɪmɪtə
limiter
ˈlɪmɪtə
lysimeter
laɪˈsɪmɪtə
oximeter
ɒkˈsɪmɪtə
perimeter
pəˈrɪmɪtə
planimeter
plæˈnɪmɪtə
polarimeter
ˌpəʊləˈrɪmɪtə
scimitar
ˈsɪmɪtə
simitar
ˈsɪmɪtə
tachymeter
tæˈkɪmɪtə
tensimeter
tɛnˈsɪmɪtə
turbidimeter
ˌtɜːbɪˈdɪmɪtə
velocimeter
ˌvɛləˈsɪmɪtə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PACHYMETER

pachalic
Pachelbel
pachinko
pachisi
Pachomius
pachouli
Pachuca
Pachuco
pachycarpous
pachydactyl
pachydactylous
pachyderm
pachydermal
pachydermatous
pachydermia
pachydermic
pachydermous
pachymeningitis
pachysandra
pachytene

WORDS THAT END LIKE PACHYMETER

accelerometer
barometer
centimeter
Demeter
diameter
diffractometer
meter
micrometer
millimeter
multimeter
nanometer
odometer
parameter
peter
potentiometer
spectrometer
spectrophotometer
speedometer
tachometer
thermometer
voltmeter

Synonyms and antonyms of pachymeter in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «pachymeter» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PACHYMETER

Find out the translation of pachymeter to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of pachymeter from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «pachymeter» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

测厚仪
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

paquímetro
570 millions of speakers

English

pachymeter
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

pachymeter
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مقياس الثخن
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пахиметр
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

paquímetro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

pachymeter
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pachymètre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pachymeter
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Pachymeters
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

厚さ計
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

측정계
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pachymeter
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

pachymeter
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

pachymeter
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पॅचिमेटर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

pakimetre
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pachimetro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pachymetr
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

пахіметр
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pachymeter
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

παχύμετρο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

pachymeter
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

pachymeter
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

pachymeter
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of pachymeter

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PACHYMETER»

The term «pachymeter» is used very little and occupies the 152.783 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PACHYMETER» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «pachymeter» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «pachymeter» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about pachymeter

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PACHYMETER»

Discover the use of pachymeter in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pachymeter and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Recommended Practices for Laser Refractive Surgery
Moisture/water will cause internal damage to the electrical components of the microkeratome (Bausch & Lomb Surgical, Inc., 1999; Bittner, 2001). B. RECOMMENDED PRACTICE Cleaning and Disinfecting Tonometer and Pachymeter Tips ...
‎2002
2
Pachymeter
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! A pachymeter is a medical device used to measure the thickness of the eye's cornea.
Jesse Russell, Ronald Cohn, 2012
3
Textbook of Ophthalmology
The major problem in the practical, clinical use of an optical pachymeter has been repeatability of measurements, particularly among observers. This variability stems from the following four major sources. • Lack of small fixation target for the ...
Sunita Agarwal, Athiya Agarwal, Lucio Buratto, 2002
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The Ophthalmic Assistant: A Text for Allied and Associated ...
Pachymeter Some slit lamps (such as the HaagStreit model 900) have attachments to measure accurately the thickness of the cornea and the thickness of the anterior chamber. The optical pachymeter is available in two different models: one ...
Harold A. Stein, Raymond M. Stein, Melvin I. Freeman, 2012
5
Special Skills and Techniques
This cumbersome means of testing corneal thickness requires mathematical calculations, and has been replaced by the ultrasonic pachymeter (which is also easier to use). The ultrasonic pachymeter is small and portable, thus allowing its use ...
Gretchen B. Van Boemel, 1999
6
Step by Step LASIK Surgery
Figure 7.29. Buratto LASIK flap forceps tip Ultrasonic Corneal Pachymeter Corneal pachymetry is necessary in each case prior to LASIK for determining suitability for surgery. We use the Sono Gage corneal pachymeter to perform Figure 7.30.
Namrata Sharma, Rasik B. Vajpayee, Laurence Sullivan, 2005
7
Ocular Therapeutics Handbook: A Clinical Manual
Ultrasound Pachymeter TabletopModels Anesthetize the patient withatopical anesthetic. Place the pachymeter probe so that it just touches the corneawiththe ultrasonicwave directed perpendicular to the corneal plane. Some devices will ...
Bruce E. Onofrey, Leonid Skorin, Nicky R. Holdeman, 2012
8
Ophthalmology
OPTICAL. PACHYMETER. A review of the literature concerning corneal thickness7 reveals that the average thickness of the central 3mm varies in the range 0.50-0. 57mm, with a standard deviation ...
Myron Yanoff, Jay S. Duker, James J. Augsburger, 2009
9
A Handbok of Ophthalmic Nursing Standards & Procedures:
The following resources are required: Adequate knowledge and skill to perform pachymetry readings using a Pocket II Pachymeter (learner to be supervised by competent practitioner) Working Pocket II pachymeter (unnecessary to calibrate ...
Lynn Ring, Miriam Okoro, 2012
10
Comprehensive Notes in Ophthalmology
... accordingly the patient has to be selected • There is controversy regarding the type ofpachymeter to be used Ultrasound pachymeter • The recommendations about the amount of stromal bed to be left are based on the ultrasound pachymeter ...
Sahu Chinmaya

7 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PACHYMETER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term pachymeter is used in the context of the following news items.
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Bronte Optometry
Utilizing other equipment including an auto-refractor, tonometer, pachymeter and FDT visual fields analyzer, the optical professionals at Bronte ... «InsideHalton.com, Jun 15»
2
BCLA Exhibition preview
The highly acclaimed Reichert TonoPens and iPac handheld pachymeter along with the 700GL a brand new LED slit lamp from Takagi will ... «Optician Online, May 15»
3
Khanna Vision Institute Announces It Will Offer Allegretto 500, the …
This laser also is able to measure the corneal flap and the amount of tissue ablated using an online pachymeter. Allegretto 500 laser produces ... «PR Web, Jan 15»
4
Ophthalmology Devices Market Worth $9466.7 Million by 2018
The "Ophthalmology Devices Market (Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Scanner, Fundus Camera, Tonometer, Pachymeter, Perimeter, ... «PR Newswire, Mar 14»
5
Topcon introduces 13 new products at AAOphth
The 4-in-1 TRK-2P is a fully automated instrument that combines an auto refractor, keratometer, non-contact tonometer, and pachymeter in an ... «ModernMedicine, Nov 13»
6
Canon's New TX-20P Full-Auto Tonometer
Canon has unveiled a prototype of its TX-20P fully automatic non-contact tonometer that also features a pachymeter for measuring the ... «Medgadget.com, Mar 11»
7
Micro Medical Devices, Inc. (MMD) PalmScans - Micromedinc.com …
MMD's products include Immersion capable A-Scans, surgical and non-surgical Pachymeters, and A-Scan & Pachymeter combination devices. «24-7PressRelease.com, Dec 08»

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