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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 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 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 previewRobinson's Current Therapy in Equine Medicine - E-Book (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 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 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.

Google previewThe American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1901)

Algometer (al-gom'et-er) [Gr: aayos pain H uérpov measure].

Google previewThe American illustrated medical dictionary. 1900 (1900)

[1st ed.]

Algometer (al-gom'et-er) [Gr. oAyot pain + uirfxtv measure]. An instrument for testing the sensitiveness of a part to pain. Algophene (al'go-ffin). See Caffenol. Algophobia (al-go-fo'be-ah) [Gr. oAyot pain + 4b0oc dread]. Morbid or unreasonable ...

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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.

Scrabble value of A1L1G2O1M3E1T1E1R1

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