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oscillometer

[os-uh-lom-i-ter] /ˌɒs əˈlɒm ɪ tər/
noun, Medicine/Medical.
1.
an instrument for measuring oscillations, especially those of the arterial pulse.
Origin of oscillometer
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900; oscill(ate) + -o- + -meter
Related forms
oscillometric
[os-uh-loh-me-trik, uh-sil-uh-] /ˌɒs ə loʊˈmɛ trɪk, əˌsɪl ə-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
oscillometry, noun
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oscillometry in Medicine

oscillometry os·cil·lom·e·try (ŏs'ə-lŏm'ĭ-trē)
n.
The measurement of oscillations by means of an oscillometer.

oscillometer os·cil·lom·e·ter (ŏs'ə-lŏm'ĭ-tər)
n.
An apparatus for measuring oscillations, especially those of the bloodstream in sphygmometry.


os'cil·lo·met'ric (ŏs'ə-lō-mět'tĭk) adj.
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