sphygmomanometer
noun Etymology: Greek sphygmos pulse (from sphyzein to throb) + International Scientific Vocabulary manometer Date: circa 1889 an instrument for measuring blood pressure and especially arterial blood pressure • sphygmomanometry noun

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  • sphygmomanometer — (n.) 1891, from comb. form of Gk. sphygmos pulse, from sphyzein to beat, throb + METER (Cf. meter) …   Etymology dictionary

  • sphygmomanometer — [sfig΄mō mə näm′ət ər] n. [ SPHYGMO + MANOMETER] an instrument for measuring arterial blood pressure, consisting of an inflatable band wrapped around the upper arm to compress the artery, and an attached manometer …   English World dictionary

  • Sphygmomanometer — BP 126/70 mmHg as result on electronic sphygmomanometer …   Wikipedia

  • Sphygmomanometer — Mit dem Blutdruckmessgerät kann äußerlich, am Oberarm oder am Handgelenk, der arterielle Druck des Menschen gemessen werden (siehe Blutdruckmessung). Arterielle Druckwerte werden in Millimeter Quecksilbersäule (mmHg) angegeben. Die Messgeräte… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sphygmomanometer — An instrument for measuring blood pressure, particularly in arteries. The two types of sphygmomanometers are a mercury column and a gauge with a dial face. The sphygmomanometer in most frequent use today consists of a gauge attached to a rubber… …   Medical dictionary

  • Sphygmomanometer — kraujospūdžio matuoklis statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Arterinio kraujospūdžio matuoklis. atitikmenys: angl. sphygmomanometer; sphygmometer vok. Sphygmomanometer, n rus. сфигмоманометр, m pranc. sphygmomanomètre, m;… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • sphygmomanometer — kraujospūdžio matuoklis statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Arterinio kraujospūdžio matuoklis. atitikmenys: angl. sphygmomanometer; sphygmometer vok. Sphygmomanometer, n rus. сфигмоманометр, m pranc. sphygmomanomètre, m;… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • sphygmomanometer — sphygmomanometric /sfig moh man euh me trik/, adj. sphygmomanometry, n. /sfig moh meuh nom i teuhr/, n. Physiol. an instrument, often attached to an inflatable air bladder cuff and used with a stethoscope, for measuring blood pressure in an… …   Universalium

  • sphygmomanometer — noun A device used to measure blood pressure. Syn: blood pressure cuff …   Wiktionary

  • Sphygmomanometer — Sphyg|mo|ma|no|me|ter 〈n. 13〉 Blutdruckmesser [<grch. sphygmos „Puls“ + Manometer] * * * Sphygmo|manometer   [zu griechisch sphygmós »Puls«], das von S. Riva Rocci eingeführte Gerät zur unblutigen Messung des Blutdrucks mithilfe einer… …   Universal-Lexikon

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