Diaphemetric Di*aph`e*met"ric, a. [Gr. dia` through + ? touch + ? measure.] (Physiol.) Relating to the measurement of the tactile sensibility of parts; as, diaphemetric compasses. --Dunglison.

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  • diaphemetric — diaphemetric, a. (daɪˌæfiːˈmɛtrɪk) [mod. f. Gr. δια apart (dia 1) + ἁϕή touch + metric.] Relating to the measurement of the comparative tactile sensibility of parts. diaphemetric compasses, ‘an instrument, consisting of a pair of compasses with a …   Useful english dictionary

  • diaphemetric — Relating to the determination of the degree of tactile sensibility. [G. dia, through, + haphe, touch, + metron, measure] * * * di·aph·e·met·ric (di afґə metґrik) [dia + Gr. haphē touch + metric] pertaining to measurement of the sense of …   Medical dictionary

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