pleximeter


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pleximeter

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

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]

pleximeter

/plex·im·e·ter/ (plek-sim´ĕ-ter)
1. a plate to be struck in mediate percussion.

pleximeter

[pleksim′ətər]
Etymology: Gk, plessein, to strike, metron, measure
a mediating device, such as a percussor or finger, used to receive light taps in percussion. Also called plessimeter. See also percussion.

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]

pleximeter

a plate to be struck in mediate percussion; preferably with a percussion hammer.