radiotelemetering capsule

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ra·di·o·tel·e·me·ter·ing cap·sule

an instrument that transmits measurements by radio impulses, from within the body; for example, measurements of pressure from within the small bowel.
Synonym(s): radiopill
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The study used NASA's technology for monitoring the core temperatures of astronauts: a "radiopill." The player swallows the temperature probe, allowing him to continue practice as normal while clinicians obtain data about his body temperature with wireless technology.
The radiopill approach reflects a practicality first and foremost.