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gnathodynamometer

 [nath″o-di″nah-mom´ĕ-ter]
an instrument for measuring the force exerted in closing the jaws.

gnath·o·dy·na·mom·e·ter

(nath'ō-dī'nă-mom'ĕ-tĕr),
A device for measuring biting pressure.
Synonym(s): bite gauge, occlusometer
[gnatho- + dynamometer]

gnathodynamometer

/gnatho·dy·na·mom·e·ter/ (nath″o-di″nah-mom´ĕ-ter) an instrument for measuring the force exerted in closing the jaws.

gnathodynamometer

[nā′thōdī′nəmom′ətər]
Etymology: Gk, gnathos + dynamis, force, metron, measure
an instrument used for measuring the biting pressure of the jaws of an individual. Also called occlusometer.

gnath·o·dy·na·mom·e·ter

(nath'ō-dī'nă-mom'ĕ-tĕr)
A device for measuring biting pressure.
[gnatho- + dynamometer]

gnath·o·dy·na·mom·e·ter

(nath'ō-dī'nă-mom'ĕ-tĕr)
Device for measuring biting pressure.
Synonym(s): bite gauge.
[gnatho- + dynamometer]

gnathodynamometer (nath´ōdī´nəmom´ətur),

n an instrument used for measuring biting pressure.
gnathodynamometer, bimeter,
n a gnathodynamometer equipped with a central bearing point of adjustable height.

gnathodynamometer

an instrument for measuring the force exerted in closing the jaws.
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