[doh-luh-rim-i-tree, dol-uh-]

noun Medicine/Medical.

a technique for measuring the sensitivity to pain produced by heat rays focused on an area of skin and recorded in dols.

Origin of dolorimetry

Related formsdo·lo·ri·met·ric [doh-ler-uh-me-trik, dol-er-] /ˌdoʊ lər əˈmɛ trɪk, ˌdɒl ər-/, adjectivedo·lo·ri·met·ri·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for dolorimetry



a technique for measuring the level of pain perception by applying heat to the skin
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dolorimetry in Medicine


[dō′lə-rĭmĭ-trē, dŏl′ə-]


The measurement of pain sensitivity or pain intensity.
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