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n.1.An instrument for measuring the angle through which a ship rolls or pitches at sea.
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The oscillometer, a device that measures peak pressure pulse in a segment upon slow release of a blood pressure cuff on the limb, was showing great promise.
For example, oscillometers measure arterial distensibility, an important measure because stiff arteries tend to occlude and limit nutrient delivery.
Pachon produced a simple and practical modification of von Bernd's oscillometer in an airtight box with a glass window.