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plethysmography

Definitions

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  • n. The diagnostic use of a plethysmograph.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The study, by means of the plethysmograph, of the variations in size of a limb, and hence of its blood supply.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The scientific use of the plethysmograph.

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Examples

  • In the same issue of AJOG, Holly Hull from Columbia University, New York, NY, compared body weight and composition (air-displacement plethysmography) in 33 neonates born to mothers with a normal pregravid BMI to 39 neonates born to overweight/obese mothers with normal glucose tolerance.

    Dr. Sharma’s Obesity Notes » Blog Archive » Time to Limit Weight Gain in Pregnancy?

  • The fellow is asked to undergo body plethysmography to understand the basic principles.

    Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Fellowship

  • Pulmonary function tests in older children includes spirometry, whole body plethysmography, single and multiple breath nitrogen washout, carbon monoxide diffusion capacity, respiratory muscle strength and lung compliance.

    Pulmonary Function Lab

  • Castrating adolescent pedophiles based on the evidence of mandatory penile plethysmography would probably prevent some child from being molested, but hardly seems like an ethical solution.

    SEX OFFENDER AT THIS RESIDENCE » Sociological Images

  • Three tests were conducted using penile plethysmography.

    Think Progress » Focus on the Family Disinvited From Atlanta Braves’ ‘Faith Day’ Events

  • Their degree of sexual arousal was measured by penile plethysmography, which precisely measures and records male tumescence.

    The Thought Police

  • The application of plethysmography to the objective study of so-called extrasensory perception, Journal of the Society for PsychicalResearch, 40, 162-172.

    ENTANGLED MINDS

  • Using “penile plethysmography,” a medical technique that measures erections, the study revealed that the group of men who had previously expressed the most deep-seated hatred or dislike of homosexuality were far more likely to be aroused by gay pornography than the second group.

    Come Hither

  • Use of penile plethysmography (PPG), which measure your penis for arousal while viewing questionable content, is being ceased by the Canadian government.

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • Measurement of endothelial function is reviewed, including catheter-based methods, venous occlusion plethysmography, high-frequency ultrasound, peripheral arterial tonometry, digital pulse amplitude tonometry, digital thermal monitoring, the

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