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ten·si·om·e·ter

(ten'sē-om'ĕ-tĕr),
A device for measuring tension.
[L. tensio, tension, + G. metron, measure]
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ten·si·om·e·ter

(ten'sē-om'ĕ-tĕr)
A device for measuring tension.
[L. tensio, tension, + G. metron, measure]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

tensiometer

(tĕn″sē-ŏm′ĕ-tĕr) [L. tensio, a stretching, + Gr. metron, measure]
1. A device for determining the surface tension of liquids.
2. A device used to measure the amount of force a muscle can produce. Also called cable tensiometer.
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L'autre probleme evoque, la vente de tensiometres non valides ni talonnes sur le trottoir.