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oscillometer

[ os-uh-lom-i-ter ]
/ ˌɒs əˈlɒm ɪ tər /
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noun Medicine/Medical.

an instrument for measuring oscillations, especially those of the arterial pulse.

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Origin of oscillometer

First recorded in 1895–1900; oscill(ate) + -o- + -meter

OTHER WORDS FROM oscillometer

os·cil·lo·met·ric [os-uh-loh-me-trik, uh-sil-uh-], /ˌɒs ə loʊˈmɛ trɪk, əˌsɪl ə-/, adjectiveos·cil·lom·e·try, noun
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Medical definitions for oscillometer

oscillometer
[ ŏs′ə-lŏmĭ-tər ]

n.

An apparatus for measuring oscillations, especially those of the bloodstream in sphygmometry.

Other words from oscillometer

os′cil•lo•metric (ŏs′ə-lō-mĕttĭk) adj.
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