Gartner tonometer

Gärt·ner to·nom·e·ter

(gart'nĕr),
an apparatus for estimating the blood pressure by noting the force, expressed by the height of a column of mercury, needed to arrest pulsation in a finger encircled by a compressing ring.

Gärt·ner to·nom·e·ter

(gārt'ner ē tō-nom'ĕ-tĕr)
An apparatus for estimating the blood pressure by noting the force, expressed by the height of a column of mercury, needed to arrest pulsation in a finger encircled by a compressing ring.

Gärtner,

August, German physician, 1848-1934.
Gärtner bacillus - a widely distributed species that occurs in humans and in domestic and wild animals, especially rodents. Synonym(s): Salmonella enteritidis
Gärtner method - a method of measuring venous pressure.
Gärtner tonometer - an apparatus for estimating blood pressure.
Gärtner vein phenomenon - fullness of the veins of the arm and hand held below heart level and collapsed at a certain variable distance above that level.