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1. Use of instruments for the recording or transmission of physiological information, such as breathing rate or heart rate.
2. The instruments so used.


(ˌbaɪ oʊˌɪn strə mɛnˈteɪ ʃən)

1. the use of sensors and other instruments to record and transmit physiological data from persons or other living things, as in space flight.
2. such instruments collectively.


the use of instruments to measure, record, and transmit data on bodily functions.
See also: Instruments
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