campimeter


campimeter
campimetrical /kam'peuh me"tri keuhl/, adj.campimetry, n.
/kam pim"i teuhr/, n. Ophthalm.
an instrument for determining the visual field.
[1885-90; < L campi- (comb. form of campus field) + -METER]

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