[ ree-om-i-ter ]
/ riˈɒm ɪ tər /


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

Origin of rheometer

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

Related forms

rhe·o·met·ric [ree-uh-me-trik] /ˌri əˈmɛ trɪk/, adjectiverhe·om·e·try, noun
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Examples from the Web for rheometry

  • Rheometry, measurement of the force or the velocity of an electric current.

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British Dictionary definitions for rheometry


/ (rɪˈɒmɪtə) /


med an instrument for measuring the velocity of the blood flow
another word for galvanometer

Derived Forms

rheometric (ˌriːəˈmɛtrɪk), adjectiverheometry, noun
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Medicine definitions for rheometry (1 of 2)


[ rē-ŏmĭ-trē ]


The measurement of electrical current.
The measurement of blood flow.

Medicine definitions for rheometry (2 of 2)


[ rē-ŏmĭ-tər ]


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

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