thermotonometer

[ thûr′mō-tō-nŏmĭ-tər ]

n.

An instrument for measuring the degree of muscular contraction under the influence of heat.

Nearby words

  1. thermosystaltic,
  2. thermotaxis,
  3. thermotensile,
  4. thermotherapy,
  5. thermotolerant,
  6. thermotropism,
  7. thero-,
  8. theroid,
  9. theron,
  10. therophyte


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