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Definition of the noun algometer

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noun - plural: algometers

  1. device for measuring pain caused by pressure

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Google previewPrinciples of Pain Management for Anaesthetists (2005)

by Stephen Coniam, Janine Mendham

The algometer is a valuable tool in the diagnosis of diseases like fibromyalgia, tension headache and arthritis. It is used to measure the pressure level for pain at points relevant for the disease. During the pressure application, the operator is ...

Google previewEquine Locomotion (2013)

by Willem Back, Hilary M. Clayton

2010, A pressure algometer is a useful tool to objectively monitor the effect of diagnostic palpation by a physiotherapist in warmblood horses, Journal of Equine Veterinary ...

Google previewMuscle Pain: Diagnosis and Treatment (2010)

by Siegfried Mense, Robert D. Gerwin

An algometer is a hand-held device used to exert a rather defined and reproducible pressure on the muscle. The finding by Hong and colleagues suggests that the TrP is small in size. The prime site of the tender nodule appears to be close to ...

Google previewModern Neuromuscular Techniques (2010)

by Leon Chaitow

An algometer is a hand-held, spring-loaded, rubber-tipped, pressure-measuring device, which offers a means of achieving standardized pressure application. Using an algometer, sufficient pressure to produce pain is applied to points, at a ...

Google previewRelationships Among Strenuous-intensity Exercise, Perceived Physical Fitness, and Central Pain Modulation (2007)

The algometer is a device used to produce phasic pain and is referred to as the test stimulus. The subjects' contralateral hand was then immersed into very cold water and pressure pain thresholds were reassessed. The cold water bath is used ...

Google previewMuscle Pain Syndromes and Fibromyalgia (1998)

Pressure Algometry for Quantification of Diagnosis and Treatment Outcome by Andrew A. Fischer

The mechanical analog algometer is the instrument of choice ...

Google previewRobinson's Current Therapy in Equine Medicine (2014)

by Kim A. Sprayberry, N. Edward Robinson

A pressure algometer is a device with a small rubber plunger on a spring that measures how much force is being applied.

Google previewThe New International Encyclopædia (1911)

The algometer is a rod, usually covered at the exposed end with cloth or chamois leather, which works against a spiral spring; the amount of pressure which evokes pain is read from a scale laid along the spring. The wathesiometer, in simplest ...

Google previewPocket Medical Dictionary (1999)

by B. Jain Publishers Staff

ALGOMETER stic acid until no more precipitate occurs. Centrifugate the solution; wash the precipitate with absolute alcohol until the latter is free from color. Dissolve the precipitate in water to which is added a little potassium hydroxid.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

See *algometer, * algometric.

Google previewDictionary of Psychology (2000)

Algometer. An instrument ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

algometer [al-gom'-tr] adeviceforquantitiative measurement ofpain using controlled force or electrical current. algometry[al-gom' -tre]estimation of the sensitivity to painfulstimuli. algor chillorrigor ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

See *algometer, *algometric. algicide (al' ji-sid), n. [NL., & alga + L. -cida, ( caedere, kill.] Any substance, as copper sulphate, which has the property of destroying algae. Science, XX. 805 Algid fever, a form of pernicious malarial fever marked ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

See *algometer, *algometric. algicide (al' ji-sid), n. [NL., & alga + L. -cida, & caedere, kill.]...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century cyclopedia of names (1910)

See *algometer, * algometric.

Google previewThe American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1915)

algometer (al-gom'et-er) [Gr. 4X705 pain + pkroov measure). An instrument for ...

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Algometer Meaning

Video shows what algometer means. An instrument for measuring pain-inducing stimuli, and the sensitivity to such stimuli. algometer synonyms: algesiometer.

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