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Medical Term:

refractometer

Pronunciation: re'frak-tom'e-ter

Definition: An instrument for measuring the degree of refraction in translucent substances, especially the ocular media.

See: refractive index

Synonym(s): objective optometer, refractionometer

[refraction + G. metron, measure]

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