pachymeter


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pachymeter

[pə′kim·əd·ər]
(engineering)
An instrument used to measure the thickness of a material, for example, a sheet of paper.
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The preoperative corneal thickness of the rabbit eye was measured by a pachymeter and OCT, while the postoperative corneal thickness was measured only by OCT.
Comparison of central corneal thickness measurements by Galilei Dual-Scheimpflug analyzer and ultrasound pachymeter in myopic eyes.
Seed morphological traits: Four traits were used to assess the seeds, namely: seed length (SL), width (SW), and thickness (ST), which were measured in a digital pachymeter (Starret 799; at 0.01 mm accuracy).
The number of leaves was measured by counting, and the leaf length and width, plant height and stem diameter were measured using a graduated ruler and a digital pachymeter. The leaves, roots (washed sieves) and stems were extracted and oven-dried at 72[degrees]C until constant dry matter and then weighed separately weighed on a digital scale with accuracy of 0.01 g.
The steel grid structure model is undergoing one-year corrosion treatment in advance and displays a certain thickness tolerance measured by using a pachymeter. This measurement is compared with the results acquired by damage detection methods.
Briefly, the central corneal thickness was measured in anesthetized animals using an ultrasonic pachymeter SP-100 (Tomey Corporation, Nagoya, Japan) in the corneal center.
Animals were inoculated subcutaneously with 1.0 x [10.sup.5] promastigotes in the plantar cushion of the left hind paw and lesions were monitored weekly by measuring the height (h) and width (w) of the cushion with a pachymeter (a).
To determine the edema progression a low pressure pachymeter (Mitutoyo, Japan) have been used after 24 h.
The four-in-one instrument combines the functionality of an auto-refractor, autokeratometer, non-contact tonometer and non-contact pachymeter into one compact device.
All pachymetries were performed on the central cornea with an ultrasound pachymeter (Paxis, Biovision Inc., Clermont-Ferrand, France).
The STSLs were dissected without the aid of optical instruments, and a digital pachymeter of precision 0.01 millimeters was used to make length measurements (the distance in the horizontal plane between the medial and lateral extremities of the ligament) and thickness measurements (in the vertical plane between the anterior and posterior borders of the ligament, at its medial and lateral extremities).