algesimeter

[ al-ji-sim-i-ter ]
/ ˌæl dʒɪˈsɪm ɪ tər /

noun

an instrument for determining the sensitiveness of the skin to a painful stimulus.

Nearby words

  1. algerita,
  2. algernon,
  3. algesia,
  4. algesic,
  5. algesidystrophy,
  6. algesiogenic,
  7. algesiometer,
  8. algesthesia,
  9. algesthesis,
  10. algetic

Also al·ge·si·om·e·ter [al-jee-see-om-i-ter, -zee-] /ælˌdʒi siˈɒm ɪ tər, -zi-/.

Origin of algesimeter


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