scoliometer

sco·li·om·e·ter

(skō'lē-om'ĕ-tĕr),
An instrument for measuring curves, especially those in lateral curvature of the spine.
[G. skolios, curved, + metron, measure]

scoliometer

[skō′lē·om′ətər]
Etymology: Gk, skoliosis, curvature
a device for measuring the amount of abnormal curvature in the spine.

sco·li·om·e·ter

(skō'lē-om'ĕ-tĕr)
An instrument for measuring curves.
[G. skolios, curved, + metron, measure]

Scoliometer

A tool for measuring trunk asymmetry; it includes a bubble level and angle measure.
Mentioned in: Scoliosis
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Bunnell (1993) predicted that 3% of adolescents would be referred for AIS diagnosis when using a scoliometer with a threshold of 7 degrees.
Neither the forward bending test nor the scoliometer is capable of detecting false negatives.