thermoesthesiometer

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ther·mo·es·the·si·om·e·ter

(ther'mō-es-thē'zē-om'ĕ-tĕr),
An instrument for testing the temperature sense, consisting of a metal disk with thermometer attached, by which the exact temperature of the disk at the time of application may be known.
Synonym(s): thermesthesiometer
[thermo- + G. aisthēsis, sensation, + metron, measure]

ther·mo·es·the·si·om·e·ter

, thermesthesiometer (thĕr'mō-es-thē-zē-om'ĕ-tĕr, thĕrm'es-thē-zē-om'ĕ-tĕr)
An instrument for testing a subject's temperature sense, consisting of a metal disc with thermometer attached, by which the exact temperature of the disc at the time of application may be known.
Synonym(s): thermaesthesiometer, thermoaesthesiometer.
[thermo- + G. aisthēsis, sensation, + metron, measure]