pleximeter

pleximeter

[plek-sim-i-ter]
noun Medicine/Medical.
a small, thin plate, as of ivory, placed against the body to mediate the blow of a plexor.

Origin:
1835–45; < Greek plêxi(s) stroke, percussion + -meter

pleximetric [plek-suh-me-trik] , adjective
pleximetry, noun
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pleximeter plex·im·e·ter (plěk-sĭm'ĭ-tər) or ples·sim·e·ter (plě-sĭm'-) or plex·om·e·ter (plěk-sŏm'-)
n.
A small thin plate held against the body and struck with a plexor in diagnosis by percussion.

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