rheometer

[ree-om-i-ter]

noun

an instrument for measuring the flow of fluids, especially blood.

Nearby words

  1. rhenium,
  2. rheo-,
  3. rheobase,
  4. rheologic,
  5. rheology,
  6. rheometric,
  7. rheometry,
  8. rheomorphism,
  9. rheopexy,
  10. rheoreceptor

Origin of rheometer

First recorded in 1835–45; rheo- + -meter

Related formsrhe·o·met·ric [ree-uh-me-trik] /ˌri əˈmɛ trɪk/, adjectiverhe·om·e·try, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for rheometer

rheometer

noun

med an instrument for measuring the velocity of the blood flow
another word for galvanometer
Derived Formsrheometric (ˌriːəˈmɛtrɪk), adjectiverheometry, noun

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Medicine definitions for rheometer

rheometer

[rē-ŏmĭ-tər]

n.

An instrument for measuring the flow of viscous liquids, such as blood.

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