from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An instrument for measuring blood pressure in the arteries, especially one consisting of a pressure gauge and a rubber cuff that wraps around the upper arm and inflates to constrict the arteries.
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- n. A device used to measure blood pressure.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An instrument for measuring the tension of the blood in an artery.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a pressure gauge for measuring blood pressure
sphygmo- (“pulse”) + manometer (Wiktionary)