dioptometer etymology

English word dioptometer comes from English -meter (Used to form the names of measuring devices.), English di-, English opto- (Eye, vision, light.)

Detailed word origin of dioptometer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-meter English (eng) Used to form the names of measuring devices.
di- English (eng) (uncommon) Alternative form of dis-. Two, twice, or double A form of dia- before a vowel.
opto- English (eng) Eye, vision, light.
dioptometer English (eng) An instrument used to measure ocular refraction, in order to prescribe corrective lenses.

Words with the same origin as dioptometer

Descendants of -meter
accelerometer altimeter arthrometer barometer calorimeter calorimetry dynamometer fluorometer geoboard geometry glucometer hodometer holometer inclinometer lucimeter pantometer photopolarimeter pulsimeter spectrometer symmetry tachometer tiltmeter trig trigonometry
Descendants of di-
benzodiazepine diallylic diaryl diasterane diazepam dicadmium dichromic acid didendron diepoxy diester diethyl difunctional digirth dilithium dimethyl dimorph diniobium diode dioxide dipetalous dipyridine discandium dizygous morphine diglucuronide radon difluoride
Descendants of opto-
optoacoustic optochemical optocoupler optoelectric optoelectronic optogalvanic optogenetic optogram optoisolated optoisolator optokinesis optokinetic optology optomagnonic optomechanics optometrically optometrist optometry optomotor optophobia optophone optoporation optospintronics optotype optotypic