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an instrument that measures the amount of work performed during muscular activity; see also dynamometer.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
An instrument for measuring the degree of muscular power.
[dynamo- + G. metron, measure]
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An instrument for measuring the amount of work done by a muscle or group of muscles.
er′go·met′ric (ûr′gə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
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1. Synonym(s): dynamometer.
2. An indoor rower or pedal device used to exercise the arms and legs.
[ergo- + G. metron, measure]
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