Origin of pleximeter

1835–45; < Greek plêxi(s) stroke, percussion + -meter
Related formsplex·i·met·ric [plek-suh-me-trik] /ˌplɛk səˈmɛ trɪk/, adjectiveplex·im·e·try, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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