plexometer
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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  • plexometer — SYN: plessimeter …   Medical dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plessimeter — An oblong flexible plate used in mediate percussion by being placed against the surface and struck with the plessor. SYN: pleximeter, plexometer. [G. plesso, to strike, + metron, measure] * * * (pleximeter) n. a small plate of bone, ivory, or… …   Medical dictionary

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