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a device used for measuring joint angles, consisting of a spirit level and a pendulum.
goniometer(go?ne-om'et-er) [Gr. gonia, angle + -meter]
An instrument to measure joint movements and angles. Various sizes and types of goniometers are available, including finger goniometers, bubble goniometers, gravity goniometers, and recording electrogoniometers. Synonym: arthrometer See: illustration