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ergometer

 [er-gom´ĕ-ter]
an instrument that measures the amount of work performed during muscular activity; see also dynamometer.

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]

ergometer

/er·gom·e·ter/ (er-gom´ĕ-ter) a dynamometer.
bicycle ergometer  an apparatus for measuring the muscular, metabolic, and respiratory effects of exercise.

ergometer

(ûr-gŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument for measuring the amount of work done by a muscle or group of muscles.

er′go·met′ric (ûr′gə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.

ergometer

er·gom·e·ter

(ĕr-gom'ĕ-tĕr)
1. Synonym(s): dynamometer.
2. An indoor rower or pedal device used to exercise the arms and legs.
[ergo- + G. metron, measure]

dynamometer

; ergometer instrument measuring muscular power
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