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sphyg·mo·ma·nom·e·ter

 (sfĭg′mō-mə-nŏm′ĭ-tər) also sphyg·mom·e·ter (sfĭg-mŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument for measuring blood pressure in the arteries, especially one consisting of a pressure gauge and a nylon or rubber cuff that wraps around the upper arm and inflates to constrict the arteries.

sphyg′mo·man′o·met′ric (-măn′ə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
sphyg′mo·man′o·met′ri·cal·ly adv.
sphyg′mo·ma·nom′e·try n.

sphygmomanometer

(ˌsfɪɡməʊməˈnɒmɪtə)
n
(Medicine) med an instrument for measuring arterial blood pressure
[C19: from sphygmo- + manometer, on the model of French sphygmomanomètre]

sphyg•mo•ma•nom•e•ter

(ˌsfɪg moʊ məˈnɒm ɪ tər)

n.
an instrument, often attached to an inflatable cuff and used with a stethoscope, for measuring blood pressure in an artery.
[1860–65]
sphyg`mo•man`o•met′ric (-ˌmæn əˈmɛ trɪk) adj.
sphyg`mo•ma•nom′e•try, n.

sphygmomanometer

manometer, def. 2.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels, Instruments
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sphygmomanometer - a pressure gauge for measuring blood pressuresphygmomanometer - a pressure gauge for measuring blood pressure
pressure gage, pressure gauge - gauge for measuring and indicating fluid pressure
Translations

sphyg·mo·ma·nom·e·ter

n. esfigmomanómetro, instrumento para determinar la presión arterial.
References in periodicals archive ?
Human blood pressure determination by sphygmomanometry. Circulation 88(5 pt 1):2460-2470, PMID: 8222141, https://doi.org/10.1161/01.cir.88-5.2460.
The elderly person (60 years of age and above) who was recruited was administered a questionnaire (to assess the presence of chronic disease and health-seeking behavior) followed by physical examination, glucometry for blood sugar estimation, and sphygmomanometry for blood pressure assessment.
Blood pressure and heart rate were measured with the use of oscillometric sphygmomanometry (Schiller BP 200 Plus; Schiller, Baar, Switzerland).
Non-invasive blood pressure measurement in neonates using pulse oximetry and sphygmomanometry. Indian Pediatr 1998;35(10):1001-4.
This BP monitor has been reported to provide accurate measurement of systolic and diastolic blood pressure compared to mercury sphygmomanometry (SBP, -0.93 [+ or -] 5.1 mmHg; DBP, -0.41 [+ or -] 4.73 mmHg [21]).
Flack et al., "Human blood pressure determination by sphygmomanometry," Circulation, vol.
Systemic blood pressure was measured by sphygmomanometry in an upright sitting position after a 10 min rest period.
Thus, the standard manual sphygmomanometry is still the "gold standard", providing that attention is paid in its use and employing a standardised approach with trained operators (Sharman and LaGerche, 2015).