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ten·si·om·e·ter

(ten'sē-om'ĕ-tĕr),
A device for measuring tension.
[L. tensio, tension, + G. metron, measure]

ten·si·om·e·ter

(ten'sē-om'ĕ-tĕr)
A device for measuring tension.
[L. tensio, tension, + G. metron, measure]

tensiometer

(tĕn″sē-ŏm′ĕ-tĕr) [L. tensio, a stretching, + Gr. metron, measure]
1. A device for determining the surface tension of liquids.
2. A device used to measure the amount of force a muscle can produce. Also called cable tensiometer.
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Passiflora edulis extract and the healing of abdominal wall of rats: morphological and tensiometric study.
The absolute values of whole muscle contraction time (tc) (average 76.32 [+ or -] 1.26 ms), measured here with an MMG technique, are in agreement with Bellemare et al (26) and Mitrovic et al (27) who utilized a tensiometric technique to obtain whole muscle contraction times of between 66 ms and 71 ms for the biceps brachii.
On a plain model of the bed an experimental study has been performed, by tensiometric measurements, using an inductive transducer (Gheorghiu et al., 2007).
Sloneker LL, Olson TC, Moldenhauer WC (1974) Soil-water pressure during intermittent simulated rain application measured with a new rapid-response tensiometric technique.
In 1992 and 1993, irrigation during unstressed periods was managed according to tensiometric measurements.