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campimetry Line breaks: camp|im¦etry
Pronunciation: /kamˈpɪmətri/

Definition of campimetry in English:


[mass noun]
A technique for measuring or mapping the field of vision of the eye.
Example sentences
  • Methods for measuring the visual field are perimetry, campimetry or noise field campimetry.
  • Until a few decades ago, campimetry was the standard of care but now is out of fashion.
  • Conventional perimetry and even campimetry provides information pertaining to the borderline between seeing and non-seeing areas.


Early 20th century: from Latin campus 'field' (see camp1) + -metry.

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