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

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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Historical Examples of rheometry

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

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British Dictionary definitions for rheometry



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 rheometry




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




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