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dynamometer

 [di″nah-mom´ĕ-ter]
an instrument for measuring the force of muscular contraction.

dy·na·mom·e·ter

(dī'nă-mom'ĕ-tĕr),
An instrument for measuring the degree of muscular power.
Synonym(s): ergometer
[dynamo- + G. metron, measure]

dynamometer

/dy·na·mom·e·ter/ (di″nah-mom´ĕ-ter) an instrument for measuring the force of muscular contraction.

dynamometer

[dī′nəmom′ətər]
Etymology: Gk, dynamis, force, metron, measure
a device for measuring the degree of force used in the contraction of a group of muscles, such as a squeeze dynamometer, which measures the gross grip strength of the hand muscles. Also called ergometer.

dy·na·mom·e·ter

(dī'nă-mom'ĕ-tĕr)
An instrument for measuring the degree of muscular force.
Synonym(s): ergometer (1) .
[dynamo- + G. metron, measure]

dynamometer

; ergometer instrument measuring muscular power

dynamometer

an instrument for measuring the force of muscular contraction.