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tocodynamometer

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  • n. A pressure-sensitive contraction transducer used in cardiotocography.

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Examples

  • A team of biomedical engineering masters students at Johns Hopkins have developed a device that they hope will be able to spot oncoming pre-term labor in pregnant women earlier than by using an external tocodynamometer.

    Medgadget

  • To find signs of preterm labor, physicians have long relied on a tocodynamometer, a belt that is attached to a woman's abdomen for external monitoring of uterine contractions.

    Newswise: Latest News

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