sphygmotonometer

sphygmotonometer

 [sfig″mo-to-nom´ĕ-ter]
an instrument for measuring the elasticity of arterial walls.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

sphyg·mo·to·nom·e·ter

(sfig'mō-tō-nom'ĕ-tĕr),
An instrument, like the sphygmotonograph, for determining the degree of blood pressure.
[sphygmo- + G. tonos, tension, + metron, measure]
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sphyg·mo·to·nom·e·ter

(sfig'mō-tŏ-nom'ĕ-tĕr)
An instrument, like the sphygmotonograph, to determine degree of blood pressure.
[sphygmo- + G. tonos, tension, + metron, measure]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012