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algometer

[al-gom-i-ter]
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noun
  1. a device for determining sensitiveness to pain caused by pressure.

Origin of algometer

First recorded in 1890–95; algo- + -meter
Related formsal·go·met·ric [al-guh-me-trik] /ˌæl gəˈmɛ trɪk/, al·go·met·ri·cal, adjectiveal·go·met·ri·cal·ly, adverbal·gom·e·try, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for algometer

algometer

noun
  1. an instrument for measuring sensitivity to pressure (pressure algometer) or to pain
Derived Formsalgometry, noun
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algometer in Medicine

algometer

(ăl-gŏmĭ-tər)
n.
  1. algesiometer