a device designed to measure muscle power.

1875–80; ergo-1 + -meter

ergometric [ur-guh-me-trik] , adjective Unabridged
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ergometer (ɜːˈɡɒmɪtə)
1.  a dynamometer
2.  erg, Also called: ergo a type of exercise machine in which the action of rowing is simulated by the pulling of a strong flexible cord wound round a flywheel
[C20: from Greek ergon work + -meter]

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ergometer er·gom·e·ter (ûr-gŏm'ĭ-tər)
See dynamometer.

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In particular there are no recommendations regarding the use of ergometer cycling after hip or knee replacement surgery.
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