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n.1.(Physiol.) An instrument by which the pressure of the blood in the arteries, or veins, is measured by the height to which it will raise a column of mercury; - called also a hæmomanometer.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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As the core of care has recently moved from treatment through medical practice to prevention or healthcare, owing to the influence of the concept of wellbeing and wellness, devices for letting users undergo an examination and diagnosis at home, such as a hemadynamometer, a blood sugar device, and scales, have been continuously released.
For systolic and diastolic blood pressure measurements, the subjects took sufficient rest while sitting down over a 5-minute period, and they were measured once with an automatic hemadynamometer.
The PE circuit includes the plasma filter, circuits for blood cells and plasma, equipment for plasma exchange (blood pump, plasma pump, hemadynamometer, plasma filtration manometer, trans-membranepressure (TMP) manometer, and an anticoagulant pump).