meter-, metro-, metr-, -metrical, -metrically, -metron, -metric, -metrist, -meter, -meters, -metry, -metre

(Greek: measure)

thermoesthesiometer, thermoaesthesiometer (s) (noun); thermoesthesiometers, thermoaesthesiometers (pl)
An instrument for measuring the sensibility of the skin to heat: When John, the medical technician, applied the thermoesthesiometer to Brian's arm, he jerked away in pain.
thermogravimeter
An analytical instrument for measuring changes in the mass of a substance during temperature changes.
thermometer
1. An instrument for indicating the temperature (heat) of any substance; usually a sealed vacuum tube containing mercury, which expands with heat and contracts with cold, its level accordingly rising or falling in the tube, with the exact degree of variation of level being indicated by a scale.
2. A tool for measuring temperature; that is, an instrument with a graduated glass tube and a bulb containing mercury or alcohol that rises in the tube when the temperature increases or goes down in the tube when the temperature decreases; in other words, the liquid rises or falls as it expands or contracts according to changes in the temperature.
thermometrophilist
A collector of thermometers.
thermometry
The science and technology of measuring temperature; as well as, the establishment of standards of temperature measurement.
thermotonometer
An instrument for measuring the degree of thermosystaltism, or muscular contraction, under the influence of heat.
thoracometer
thoracometry
tocodynamometer, tokodynamometer
1. An instrument for measuring uterine contractions during parturition (labor).
2. An instrument for recording the amplitude versus time of the expulsive force of uterine muscular contractions during labor at birth. Also called a tocometer and tokodynamometer.
tocoergometry, tokoergometry
Measurement of the expulsive force of the uterus during labor or birth.
tocometer, tokometer
Another term for tocodynamometer
tokodynamometer
tonometer
1. An instrument for measuring tension or pressure.
2. An instrument by which intraocular pressure is measured; also called, ophthalmotonometer.
tonometry
1. The measurement of tension or pressure.
2. A procedure that measures the pressure inside the eyes. This is a screening test for glaucoma and is performed by an ophthalmologist.
topothermesthesiometer (s) (noun), topothermesthesiometers (pl)
A device for determining the sense of temperatures in different parts of a person's body: A group of students received an award and cash compensation for their work on the topothermesthesiometer which was to be used by the dermatologists who were diagnosing temperature responses among patients.

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