sphygmoscope


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sphygmoscope

 [sfig´mo-skōp]
a device for rendering the pulse beat visible.
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sphyg·mo·scope

(sfig'mō-skōp),
An instrument by which the pulse beats are made visible by causing fluid to rise in a glass tube, by means of a mirror projecting a beam of light, or simply by a moving lever as in the sphygmograph.
[sphygmo- + G. skopeō, to view]
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sphyg·mo·scope

(sfig'mŏ-skōp)
An instrument by which the pulse beats are made visible by causing fluid to rise in a glass tube, by means of a mirror projecting a beam of light, or simply by a moving lever, as in the sphygmograph.
[sphygmo- + G. skopeō, to view]
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