algometer

algometer

[al-gom-i-ter]
noun
a device for determining sensitiveness to pain caused by pressure.

Origin:
1890–95; algo- + -meter

algometric [al-guh-me-trik] , algometrical, adjective
algometrically, adverb
algometry, noun
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algometer (ælˈɡɒmɪtə)
 
n
an instrument for measuring sensitivity to pressure (pressure algometer) or to pain
 
al'gometry
 
n

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

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