dolorimetry

[doh-luh-rim-i-tree, dol-uh-]
noun Medicine/Medical.
a technique for measuring the sensitivity to pain produced by heat rays focused on an area of skin and recorded in dols.

Origin:
dolor + -i- + -metry

dolorimetric [doh-ler-uh-me-trik, dol-er-] , adjective
dolorimetrically, adverb
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dolorimetry (ˌdɒləˈrɪmətrɪ)
 
n
a technique for measuring the level of pain perception by applying heat to the skin

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dolorimetry do·lo·rim·e·try (dō'lə-rĭm'ĭ-trē, dŏl'ə-)
n.
The measurement of pain sensitivity or pain intensity.

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Making pain comparisons using dolorimetry, isometric hand grip studies, and capsaicin skin tests for neurogenic inflammation.
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