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oscillometer

[os-uh-lom-i-ter]
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noun Medicine/Medical.
  1. an instrument for measuring oscillations, especially those of the arterial pulse.

Origin of oscillometer

First recorded in 1895–1900; oscill(ate) + -o- + -meter
Related formsos·cil·lo·met·ric [os-uh-loh-me-trik, uh-sil-uh-] /ˌɒs ə loʊˈmɛ trɪk, əˌsɪl ə-/, adjectiveos·cil·lom·e·try, noun
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oscillometer in Medicine

oscillometer

([object Object])
n.
  1. An apparatus for measuring oscillations, especially those of the bloodstream in sphygmometry.
Related formsos′cil•lo•metric (ŏs′ə-lō-mĕttĭk) adj.
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