bioinstrumentation


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bioinstrumentation

(bī′ō-ĭn′strə-mĕn-tā′shən)
n.
1. Use of instruments for the recording or transmission of physiological information, such as breathing rate or heart rate.
2. The instruments so used.

bioinstrumentation

An ad hoc term for the use of machines and sensors to monitor physiologic data.
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