Cochet-Bonnet aesthesiometer - definition of Cochet-Bonnet aesthesiometer by The Free Dictionary
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|n.||1.||An instrument to measure the degree of sensation, by determining at how short a distance two impressions upon the skin can be distinguished, and thus to determine whether the condition of tactile sensibility is normal or altered.|
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The degree of corneal surface stimulation necessary to cause a blink reflex has been measured in humans and rabbits with the platinum filament of the Larson-Millodot aesthesiometer, and dogs and cats with the nylon filament of the Cochet-Bonnet aesthesiometer
(DE FELIPE et al.
In a neurophysiological study comparing superior and inferior bulbar conjunctival sensitivity using a Cochet-Bonnet aesthesiometer
, slightly lower average for touch sensitivity was found inferiorly but the difference was not statistically significant (13).