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rheometer

[ree-om-i-ter] /riˈɒm ɪ tər/
noun
1.
an instrument for measuring the flow of fluids, especially blood.
Origin of rheometer
1835-1845
First recorded in 1835-45; rheo- + -meter
Related forms
rheometric
[ree-uh-me-trik] /ˌri əˈmɛ trɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
rheometry, noun
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  • rheometry, measurement of the force or the velocity of an electric current.

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British Dictionary definitions for rheometry

rheometer

/rɪˈɒmɪtə/
noun
1.
(med) an instrument for measuring the velocity of the blood flow
2.
another word for galvanometer
Derived Forms
rheometric (ˌriːəˈmɛtrɪk) adjective
rheometry, noun
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rheometry in Medicine

rheometry rhe·om·e·try (rē-ŏm'ĭ-trē)
n.

  1. The measurement of electrical current.

  2. The measurement of blood flow.

rheometer rhe·om·e·ter (rē-ŏm'ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument for measuring the flow of viscous liquids, such as blood.

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