[ al-ji-sim-i-ter ]
/ ˌæl dʒɪˈsɪm ɪ tər /
an instrument for determining the sensitiveness of the skin to a painful stimulus.
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Also al·ge·si·om·e·ter [al-jee-see-om-i-ter, -zee-] /ælˌdʒi siˈɒm ɪ tər, -zi-/.
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Medical definitions for algesiometer
[ ăl-jē′zē-ŏm′ĭ-tər ]
An instrument for measuring sensitivity to a painful stimulus.algometer odynometer
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