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sphygmomanometer

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun 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.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An instrument for measuring the tension of the blood in an artery.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A device used to measure blood pressure.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a pressure gauge for measuring blood pressure

Etymologies

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sphygmo- (“pulse”) +‎ manometer

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  • Oh boy! I can add this now that I do not have to try to spell it!

    June 20, 2007