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To calculate pressure in a
U-tube manometer, add the sum of the readings above and below zero. The manometer on the right shows a reading of 4.


1. An instrument used for measuring the pressure of liquids and gases.
2. A sphygmomanometer.

[Greek manos, sparse; see men- in Indo-European roots + -meter.]

man′o·met′ric (măn′ə-mĕt′rĭk), man′o·met′ri·cal adj.
man′o·met′ri·cal·ly adv.
ma·nom′e·try n.
References in classic literature ?
He had not been forgetful of "Visible Speech" all this while, but had been making experiments with two remarkable machines--the phonautograph and the manometric capsule, by means of which the vibrations of sound were made plainly visible.
the proposed submersible electric pump range must meet the following specifications: - flows of 15 m 3 / h with an hce of 10 m to 300 m 3 / h with a hce of 30 m, - maximum manometric head of the exhaustion station: 60 m, - nominal power of the electric motor from 1 to 56 kw, - maximum startup numbers: 30 / h.
Manometric comparison of anorectal function after posterior vaginal compartment repair with and without mesh.
The permeation measurements were conducted using a manometric integral apparatus developed in-house [10].
Barium swallow and manometric studies tween performed at initial diagnosis revealed aperistaltic and dilated mid and distal esophagus (maximum diameter, 5.
The quantification of biogas was performed by using the manometric method using an Oxitop[R] system at 35 oC, which is a pressure-monitoring instrument that consists of a 250 mL reactor with a measurement device that is inserted on the mouth of the reactor with a control that uses an infrared interface for data, transfer (Pabon et al.
The participants' defects were assessed using endoanal ultrasound and their status of fecal incontinence using anorectal manometric measurements.
Anorectal physiology is not changed following transanal haemorrhoidal dearterialization for haemorrhoidal disease: clinical, manometric and endosonographic features.
Lin, "Peppermint Oil Improves the Manometric Findings in Diffuse Esophageal Spasm," Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology 33, no.
Archibald, Manometric, Titrimetric and Colometric Methods for Measurements of Urease Activity, J.
All patients demonstrated manometric disorders such as: relaxation is incomplete or assichronous of upper esophageal sphincter (15).