an instrument for recording the energy of the pulse wave, and so, indirectly, the strength of the systole.
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sphygmobolometer(sfĭg″mō-bō-lŏm′ĕ-tĕr) [Gr. sphygmos, pulse, + bolos, mass, + metron, a measure]
A device used to measure the force of the pulse rather than the blood pressure.
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