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algesimeter

[al-ji-sim-i-ter] /ˌæl dʒɪˈsɪm ɪ tər/
noun
1.
an instrument for determining the sensitiveness of the skin to a painful stimulus.
Also, algesiometer
[al-jee-see-om-i-ter, -zee-] /ælˌdʒi siˈɒm ɪ tər, -zi-/ (Show IPA)
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algesiometer in Medicine

algesiometer al·ge·si·om·e·ter (āl-jē'zē-ŏm'ĭ-tər) or al·ge·sim·e·ter (āl'jĭ-sĭm'ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument for measuring sensitivity to a painful stimulus. Also called algometer, odynometer.

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