refractometry


refractometry
1. Measurement of the refractive index. 2. Use of a refractometer to determine the refractive error of the eye.

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re·frac·tom·e·try -'täm-ə-trē n, pl -tries the art or process of measuring indices of refraction: the use of the refractometer
re·frac·to·met·ric ri-.frak-tə-'me-trik adj

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re·frac·tom·e·try (re″frak-tomґə-tre) the measurement of refractive power with the refractometer.

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