Pleximeter Plex*im"e*ter, n. [Gr. ? stroke, percussion (from ? to strike) + -meter.] (Med.) A small, hard, elastic plate, as of ivory, bone, or rubber, placed in contact with body to receive the blow, in examination by mediate percussion. [Written also {plexometer}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Pleximeter — A Pleximeter is a device used in percussion to absorb the energy generated by the strike from the plexor.It can be made of wood, ivory, or other substances. [cite web |url= |title=A brief history of the… …   Wikipedia

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  • pleximeter — pleximetric /plek seuh me trik/, adj. pleximetry, n. /plek sim i teuhr/, n. Med. a small, thin plate, as of ivory, placed against the body to mediate the blow of a plexor. [1835 45; < Gk plêxi(s) stroke, percussion + METER] * * * …   Universalium

  • pleximeter — SYN: plessimeter. [G. plexis, stroke] * * * plex·im·e·ter plek sim ət ər n a small hard flat plate (as of ivory) placed in contact with the body to receive the blow in percussion * * * n. see plessimeter * * * plex·im·e·ter (plek simґə… …   Medical dictionary

  • pleximeter — plek sɪmɪtÉ™(r) n. device for measuring percussion; plate for percussion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pleximeter — plex·im·e·ter …   English syllables

  • pleximeter — n.; see plessimeter …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • pleximeter — /plɛkˈsɪmətə/ (say plek simuhtuh) noun Medicine a small, thin plate, as of ivory, to receive the blow of a plexor. {Greek plexi(s) stroke, percussion + meter1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • pleximeter — noun a small thin metal plate held against the body and struck with a plexor in percussive examinations • Syn: ↑plessimeter • Hypernyms: ↑plate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Плессиметр (Plessimeter, Pleximeter) — небольшая пластинка из кости, слоновой кости или какого либо другого материала, которая размещается на поверхности тела пациента и простукивается перкуссионным молоточком в процессе перкуссии. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

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