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rheometer

[ree-om-i-ter]
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noun
  1. an instrument for measuring the flow of fluids, especially blood.

Origin of rheometer

First recorded in 1835–45; rheo- + -meter
Related formsrhe·o·met·ric [ree-uh-me-trik] /ˌri əˈmɛ trɪk/, adjectiverhe·om·e·try, noun
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Examples from the Web for rheometry

Historical Examples

  • Rheometry, measurement of the force or the velocity of an electric current.

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British Dictionary definitions for rheometry

rheometer

noun
  1. med an instrument for measuring the velocity of the blood flow
  2. another word for galvanometer
Derived Formsrheometric (ˌriːəˈmɛtrɪk), adjectiverheometry, noun
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rheometry in Medicine

rheometry

(rē-ŏmĭ-trē)
n.
  1. The measurement of electrical current.
  2. The measurement of blood flow.

rheometer

(rē-ŏmĭ-tər)
n.
  1. An instrument for measuring the flow of viscous liquids, such as blood.
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