Algesimeter



an instrument for determining the sensitiveness of the skin to a painful stimulus.

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  • Algesiogenic

    algesiogenic algesiogenic al·ge·si·o·gen·ic (āl-jē’zē-ə-jěn’ĭk) adj. Producing pain. Also called algogenic.

  • Algesiometer

    an instrument for determining the sensitiveness of the skin to a painful stimulus. algesiometer al·ge·si·om·e·ter (āl-jē’zē-ŏm’ĭ-tər) or al·ge·sim·e·ter (āl’jĭ-sĭm’ĭ-tər) n. An instrument for measuring sensitivity to a painful stimulus. Also called algometer, odynometer.



  • Algesthesia

    algesthesia algesthesia al·ges·the·sia (āl’jěs-thē’zhə) n. The ability to sense pain. See algesia.

  • Algesthesis

    algesthesis algesthesis al·ges·the·sis (āl’jěs-thē’sĭs) n. The perception of pain.



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