dolorimeter

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dolorimeter

 [do″lor-im´ĕ-ter]
an instrument for measuring pain in dols; see also algesimeter.

dolorimeter

/do·lor·im·e·ter/ (-im´ĕ-ter) an instrument for measuring pain in dols.

dolorimeter

(dō″lor-ĭm′ĭ-tĕr) [″ + Gr. metron, measure]
A device that applies pressure evenly and reproducibly to a body part; it can be used to measure a patient's pain tolerance (e.g., in arthritis or fibromyalgia).

dolorimeter

an instrument for measuring pain in dols.
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arguments are settled by those whose dolorimeters run cold.
Control and "fibrositic" tenderness; comparison of two dolorimeters.