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Definition of the noun algometry

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noun - plural: algometries

  1. measuring sensitivity to pain or pressure

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Google previewPhysical Therapy (2016)

Treatment of Common Orthopedic Conditions by Neeraj D Baheti, Moira K Jamati

Because palpation plays such a key role in the diagnosis of MTSS, pressure algometry is an excellent tool to objectify pain and monitor progress in this population. A pressure algometer allows the application of a force to a specific area that ...

Google previewIssues in Discovery, Experimental, and Laboratory Medicine: 2013 Edition (2013)

According to the news editors, the researchers concluded: “They show that pressure algometry is a reliable measure for pain perception in the abdominal wall of healthy women.” For more information on this research see: Pain pressure ...

Google previewPsychobiology of Physical Activity (2006)

by Edmund O. Acevedo, Panteleimon Ekkekakis

Pressure Pressure algometry is a widely used method ...

Google previewAdvances in Human Aspects of Healthcare (2014)

by Vincent Duffy, Nancy Lightner

Pressure pain algometry is the method previously used to assess changes in muscle sensitivity to pressure in presence of e.g. muscle soreness and pain (Nie, Kawczynski, Madeleine, 123 HEALTHCARE Proof: 5 Kawczynski_Adam_1241 ...

Google previewPain 2012 Refresher Courses: 14th World Congress on Pain (2015)

by Irene Tracey

Cuff algometry is a useful method for assessment of pressure pain sensitivity. A tourniquet is automatically inflated, and the subject simultaneously evaluates pain intensity on an electronic visual analogue scale (VAS). The pain threshold is ...

Google previewRehabilitation of the Equine Athlete, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Equine Practice, (2016)

by Melissa R. King, Elizabeth J. Davidson

Algometry is a tool that can be used to more objectively measure muscle mechanical nociceptive threshold16 and has been used in both human and animal research.16–18 Algometry has been shown to be a repeatable modality for ...

Google previewThe Clinical Neurobiology of Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain (2002)

Therapeutic Implications by Irwin Jon Russell

Pressure algometry is the most generally applied technique for quantification of tenderness, which in clinical practice is assessed by palpation. Using this technique, it can be difficult to distinguish between peripheral and central sensitization, ...

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

oxygenated hemoglobin in the blood oximetry ozone in the air ozonometry pain pathometry; ~ perception: dolorimetry; sensitivity to ~: algometry part related to height autometry past time (by using radioactive elements) geochronometry pelvis ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

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

algometry[al-gom' -tre]estimation of the sensitivity to painfulstimuli. algor chillorrigor ...

Google previewDictionary of Rheumatology (2015)

by Jozef Rovenský, Juraj Payer, Manfred Herold

Melsack's questionnaire – see Algometry (evaluation of pain threshold). Membrane immunoglobulin The molecule of immunoglobulin whose C-ends of heavy chains are prolonged by a hydrophobic tail consisting of 20 amino-acid units.

Google previewA Dictionary of Medicine (1894)

Including General Pathology, General Therapeutics, Hygiene, and the Diseases of Women and Children by Sir Richard Quain

ALGOMETRY. — Measurement of the sense of pain. ALHAMBRA SPRINGS — Hot s's at Clancy, Jefferson Co., Mont. Used as a resort. ALLACHiESTHESIA. — See Allochi- ria. ALLANDALE SPRINGS.— Two alkaline s's, flowing 1.250 gallons ...

Google previewA dictionary of new medical terms, a suppl. to 'An illustrated dictionary of medicine, biology and allied sciences'. (1905)

by George Milbry Gould

Algometry. (See Illus. Diet.) A., Electric, a comparative estimation of the pain produced by an induced electric current. Algopsychalia [al-go-si-ia'-le-ah). See PsychoalgaUa. ALGOSE .->:; ALKATR1T Algose (aP-goz) [algidus, cold]. Extremely ...

Google previewA Dictionary of New Medical Terms (1905)

Including Upwards of 38,000 Words and Many Useful Tables, Being a Supplement to "An Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology, and Allied Sciences". by George Milbry Gould

Algometry. (See Illus. Diet.) A., Electric, a comparative estimation of the pain produced by an induced electric current. Algopsychalia (algo-si-ka'-Ie-ah). See Psyehoalgalia. ALGOSE ALKATR1T Algose (af-goz) [algidus, cold]. Extremely cold.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

algometry (al-gom'e-tri), n. [Gr. 37; or, pain, + -uśrpia, Čuérpov, ...

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)

algometry (al-gom'e-tri), n. [Gr. 52; or, pain. + -iterpia. ( uérpov, a measure.] The measurement of sensitivity to pain. Also algesimetry n, Algonquian (al-gon"ki-an), a onkian, - [Algonk(in) + -ian.] 1. Same as Algonkin-2 IrAlgonkian algophilist ...

Google previewThe Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (1919)

Containing All the Words and Phrases Generally Used in Medicine and the Allied Sciences, with Their Proper Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition by George Milbry Gould, Richard John Ernst Scott

algometry (at-gom'-et-re) [S\yos, pain; fikrpov, a measure]. The testing of pain, a., electric, a comparative estimation of the pain produced by an Induced electric current. atgophobia ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

Thus, algometry. Algonkian [al gong'ke an] see Proterozoic. algophagous [al'ga faj'is] Biology, feeding on algae. algophobia Psychoid,, an irrational fear of experiencing pain or of witnessing pain in others. algorithm alkali algorithm [al'ga rith ...

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

algometry (al-gom'e-tri), n. [Gr. 67) or, pain, + -uerpia, (nérpov, a measure.] The measurement of sensitivity to pain. Also algesimetry. onkian, Algonquian (al-gon"ki-an), a. [Algonk(in) + -ian.] 1.

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