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pleximeter

 [plek-sim´ĕ-ter]
1. a plate to be struck in mediate percussion.
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ples·sim·e·ter

(ple-sim'ĕ-tĕr),
Historic term for an oblong flexible plate used in mediate percussion by being placed against the surface and struck with the plessor.
Synonym(s): pleximeter, plexometer
[G. plēssō, to strike, + metron, measure]
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ples·sim·e·ter

(ple-sim'ĕ-tĕr)
An oblong flexible plate used in mediate percussion by being placed against the surface and struck with the plessor.
Synonym(s): pleximeter, plexometer.
[G. plēssō, to strike, + metron, measure]
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