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pleximeter

[ plek-sim-i-ter ]
/ plɛkˈsɪm ɪ tər /
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noun Medicine/Medical.
a small, thin plate, as of ivory, placed against the body to mediate the blow of a plexor.
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Origin of pleximeter

1835–45; <Greek plêxi(s) stroke, percussion + -meter

OTHER WORDS FROM pleximeter

plex·i·met·ric [plek-suh-me-trik], /ˌplɛk səˈmɛ trɪk/, adjectiveplex·im·e·try, noun
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Medical definitions for pleximeter

pleximeter
[ plĕk-sĭmĭ-tər ]

n.
A small thin plate held against the body and struck with a plexor in diagnosis by percussion.
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