Bishop sphygmoscope

Bish·op sphyg·mo·scope

(bish'ŏp),
an instrument for measuring the blood pressure, with special reference to diastolic pressure; the tube is filled with a solution of cadmium borotungstate, and the scale is the reverse of that of a mercurial manometer, the pressure being made directly by the weight of the liquid and not by compressed air.

Bish·op sphyg·mo·scope

(bish'ŏp sfig'mŏ-skōp)
An instrument for measuring blood pressure, with special reference to diastolic pressure; the tube is filled with a solution of cadmium borotungstate, and the scale is the reverse of that of a mercurial manometer, the pressure being made directly by the weight of the liquid and not by compressed air.

Bishop,

Louis F., U.S. physician, 1864-1941.
Bishop sphygmoscope - an instrument for measuring the blood pressure.
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