tokodynamometer

tokodynamometer

[toh-koh-dahy-nuh-mom-i-ter]
noun
a pressure gauge strapped to the mother's abdomen during labor to measure uterine contractions.
Also called tocometer.


Origin:
< Greek tók(os) childbirth + -o- + dynamometer

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