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an instrument for measuring blood pressure.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
hemadynamometerAny device used to evaluate arterial blood pressure. In practice, blood pressure may be measured externally by a sphygmomanometer or intravascularly by a balloon-flotation catheter.
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