from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An instrument used in psychophysical determinations of the stimulus limen and differential limen of cutaneous or muscular pain. Also
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Psychol.) An instrument for measuring sensations of pain due to pressure. It has a piston rod with a blunted tip which is pressed against the skin.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun An
instrumentfor measuring pain- inducing stimuli, and the sensitivityto such stimuli
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- noun device for measuring pain caused by pressure
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- taking sexual pleasure in inflicting or enduring pain. algolagnic, algometer