AEsthesiometer

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AEs`the`si`om´e`ter


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.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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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., 1999; BLOCKER & VAN DER WOERT, 2001; GOLEBIOWSKY et al., 2011).
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).