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algometer

[al-gom-i-ter] /ælˈgɒm ɪ tər/
noun
1.
a device for determining sensitiveness to pain caused by pressure.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; algo- + -meter
Related forms
algometric
[al-guh-me-trik] /ˌæl gəˈmɛ trɪk/ (Show IPA),
algometrical, adjective
algometrically, adverb
algometry, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for algometer

algometer

/ælˈɡɒmɪtə/
noun
1.
an instrument for measuring sensitivity to pressure (pressure algometer) or to pain
Derived Forms
algometry, noun
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algometer in Medicine

algometer al·gom·e·ter (āl-gŏm'ĭ-tər)
n.
See algesiometer.

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