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manometry

 [mah-nom´ĕ-trē]
the measurement of pressure by means of a manometer.
esophageal manometry a diagnostic study to assess the competence of the lower esophageal sphincter. A catheter sheathed with a water-filled balloon is inserted nasally and advanced into the esophagus; a series of measurements reflecting esophageal resting pressures are taken as the catheters are moved.

ma·nom·e·try

(mă-nom'ĕ-trē), Avoid the misspelling/mispronunciation monometry.
Measurement of the pressure of gases or fluids by means of a manometer.
Synonym(s): manoscopy
[see manometer]

manometry

/ma·nom·e·try/ (-ĕ-tre) the measurement of pressure by means of a manometer.
anal manometry  the measurement of pressure generated by the anal sphincter; used in the evaluation of fecal incontinence.

manometry

[mənom′ətrē]
Etymology: Gk, manos, thin, metron, measure
1 the science of pressure movements of liquids or gases.
2 a technique for measuring changes in the pressure of a gas or liquid that result from a biological or chemical action.

manometry

The recording of pressure in an inelastic liquid or gas. Manometry is the standard for the diagnosis of motor disorders of the body of the oesophagus and lower sphincter; it allows intraluminal evaluation of pressure based on perstaltic performance, contraction wave configuration and the sphincter’s basal pressure and relaxation.

manometry

The recording of pressure in an inelastic liquid or gas; manometry is the standard for the diagnosis of motor disorders of the body of the esophagus and lower sphincter, and allows intraluminal evaluation of pressure based on perstaltic performance, contraction wave configuration, and the sphincter's basal pressure and relaxation

ma·nom·e·try

(mă-nom'ĕ-trē)
Measurement of the pressure of gases by means of a manometer.
See: manometer

Manometry

A balloon study of internal anal sphincter pressure and relaxation.

manometry

technique of using a manometer and interpreting the result.

esophageal manometry
a method of recording pressures within the esophagus, particularly during the passage of a food bolus.
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