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Definition of the noun algometry
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noun - plural: algometries
- measuring sensitivity to pain or pressure
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Physical 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 ...
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 ...
by Edmund O. Acevedo, Panteleimon Ekkekakis
Pressure Pressure algometry is a widely used method ...
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 ...
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 ...
Rehabilitation 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 ...
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, ...
Word 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 ...
by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
algometry[al-gom' -tre]estimation of the sensitivity to painfulstimuli. algor chillorrigor ...
Dictionary 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.
A 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 ...
A 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 ...
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.
algometry (al-gom'e-tri), n. [Gr. 37; or, pain, + -uśrpia, Čuérpov, ...
The 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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