algometer


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algometer

(ælˈɡɒmɪtə)
n
an instrument for measuring sensitivity to pressure (pressure algometer) or to pain
alˈgometry n

algometer

an instrument for measuring a person’s sensitivity to pain produced by pressure. — algometric, algometrical, adj.
See also: Instruments
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Noun1.algometer - device for measuring pain caused by pressure
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
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15pm) last year with Algometer and the Newmarket trainer may do so again with Desert Encounter.
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12) The PPTs were examined with manual algometer in the following sites: (i) the middle point of the dorsum of the forearm; (ii) the middle point of the upper trapezius muscle; and (iii) paravertebral muscles at L1, L3, and L5 levels were examined bilaterally.
Algometer, absent since finishing seventh in the Investec Derby, made a triumphant return with a game defeat of Royal runner Dartmouth in the Dubai Duty Free Legacy Cup.
Pressure from use of wrist sensitivity splints and with algometer anti-inflammatory medications during the intervention period.
It might be better, then, to take the positives from his pleasing efforts in the Cocked Hat Stakes at Goodwood, when beaten just a length by Algometer, and when he did so well to finish third in the Chester Vase.
Algometer can stake a late claim for a place in the Investec Derby line-up with victory in the eBF Stallions Cocked Hat Stakes at goodwood.
Each spot was compressed with an algometer twice, with an interval of three minutes between each time, and the mean of the values was calculated and registered [18].
A digital pressure algometer (Wagner Force TenTM FDX50, USA) was used to assess pain, measured in Newton (N).
PPT was assessed using a digital pressure algometer (Somedic AB, Sollentuna, Sweden) with rubber tip of 1 [cm.
PPTs were measured with an analog Fisher algometer (Force Dial model FDK 40, Wagner Instruments; Greenwich, Connecticut) at the right upper trapezius (middle point between the spinal process of thoracic level 1 and the most lateral part of the acromion) and at the right M.