tokodynamometer

[ toh-koh-dahy-nuh-mom-i-ter ]
/ ˌtoʊ koʊˌdaɪ nəˈmɒm ɪ tər /

noun

a pressure gauge strapped to the mother's abdomen during labor to measure uterine contractions.

QUIZZES

HEED THE VOX POPULI, AND TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

Test your memory on these verbal firecrackers from the week of June 29 to July 5!
Question 1 of 7
anchorite
Also called tocometer.

Origin of tokodynamometer

< Greek tók(os) childbirth + -o- + dynamometer

Words nearby tokodynamometer

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020