ochrometer

ochrometer

 [ŏ-krom´ĕ-ter]
an instrument for measuring capillary blood pressure.
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o·chrom·e·ter

(ō-krom'ĕ-ter),
An instrument for determining the capillary blood pressure; one of two adjacent fingers is compressed by a rubber balloon until blanching of the skin occurs, after which the force necessary to accomplish this color change is read in millimeters of mercury.
[G. ōchros, pale yellow, + metron, measure]
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o·chrom·e·ter

(ō-krom'ĕ-tĕr)
An instrument for determining the capillary blood pressure; one of two adjacent fingers is compressed by a rubber balloon until blanching of the skin occurs, after which the force necessary to accomplish this color change is read in millimeters of mercury.
[G. ōchros, pale yellow, + metron, measure]
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