sphygmometer


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sphygmometer

 [sfig-mom´ĕ-ter]
an instrument for measuring the force and frequency of the pulse.

sphyg·mo·ma·nom·e·ter

(sfig'mō-mă-nom'ĕ-tĕr),
An instrument for measuring arterial blood pressure consisting of an inflatable cuff, inflating bulb, and a gauge showing the blood pressure.
Synonym(s): sphygmometer
[sphygmo- + G. manos, thin, scanty, + metron, measure]

sphygmometer

/sphyg·mom·e·ter/ (sfig-mom´ĕ-ter) an instrument for measuring the pulse.

sphyg·mo·ma·nom·e·ter

(sfig'mō-mă-nom'ĕ-tĕr)
An instrument for measuring arterial blood pressure indirectly, consisting of an inflatable cuff, inflating bulb, and a gauge showing the blood pressure.
Synonym(s): sphygmometer.
[G. sphygmos, pulsation, + manos, sparse, + metron, measure]

sphygmometer

an instrument for measuring the force and frequency of the pulse.
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