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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

algerita, algernon, algesia, algesic, algesidystrophy, algesimeter, algesiogenic, algesiometer, algesthesia, algesthesis, algetic
Also al·ge·si·om·e·ter [al-jee-see-om-i-ter, -zee-] /ælˌdʒi siˈɒm ɪ tər, -zi-/.

Origin of algesimeter

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for algesiometer

algesiometer

[ ăl-jē′zē-ŏmĭ-tər ]

n.

An instrument for measuring sensitivity to a painful stimulus.algometer odynometer
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