piesimeter

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piesimeter

 [pi″e-sim´ĕ-ter]
an instrument for testing the sensitiveness of the skin to pressure.
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pi·e·sim·e·ter

, piesometer (pī'ĕ-sim'ĕ-tĕr, pī-ĕ-som'ĕ-tĕr),
An instrument for measuring the pressure of a gas or a fluid.
Synonym(s): piezometer
[G. piesis, pressure]
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piesimeter

(1) A device for measuring pressure sensitivity. 
(2) An instrument for measuring gas or liquid pressure.
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pi·e·sim·e·ter

, piesometer (pī'ĕ-sim'ĕ-ter, -som'ĕ-ter)
An instrument for measuring the pressure of a gas or a fluid.
[G. piesis, pressure]
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