astigmometer [as-tig-mom-i-ter] Word Origin noun Ophthalmology.

  1. an apparatus for measuring the degree of astigmatism.

Also a·stig·ma·tom·e·ter [uh-stig-muh-tom-i-ter] /əˌstɪg məˈtɒm ɪ tər/. Origin of astigmometer astigm(atism) + -o- + -meter Related formsas·tig·mom·e·try, a·stig·ma·tom·e·try, noun astigmatometer in Medicine astigmatometer [ə-stĭg′mə-tŏm′ĭ-tər] n.

  1. An instrument for measuring the degree of and determining the variety of astigmatism.

Related formsa•stig′ma•tom′e•try (-trē) null n.

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