Definition of Sphygmomanometer

1. Noun. A pressure gauge for measuring blood pressure.

Generic synonyms: Pressure Gage, Pressure Gauge



Definition of Sphygmomanometer

1. Noun. A device used to measure blood pressure. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Sphygmomanometer

1. An instrument used for determining arterial blood pressure indirectly. The two types are aneroid (dial face) and mercury (column). (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sphygmomanometer

sphygmic
sphygmic interval
sphygmics
sphygmo-
sphygmo-oscillometer
sphygmocardiograph
sphygmocardioscope
sphygmochronograph
sphygmogram
sphygmograms
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sphygmography
sphygmoid
sphygmomanometer (current term)
sphygmomanometers
sphygmomanometre
sphygmomanometres
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sphygmomanometry
sphygmometer
sphygmometers
sphygmometroscope
sphygmopalpation
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Literary usage of Sphygmomanometer

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1. The Diagnostics of Internal Medicine: A Clinical Treatise Upon the by Glentworth Reeve Butler (1909)
"THE sphygmomanometer The sphygmomanometer.—The sphygmomanometer is an instrument of great value which has lately been added to the armamentarium of the ..."

2. Blood-pressure, from the Clinical Standpoint by Francis Ashley Faught (1916)
"METHOD OF EMPLOYING THE MODERN sphygmomanometer Having already considered the subject of blood-pressure in the abstract and having reviewed the critera ..."

3. Therapeutics of the Circulation by Thomas Lauder Brunton (1908)
"Most recent form of Von Basch's aneroid sphygmomanometer, 67 F1G. ... Von Basch's sphygmomanometer and stand, drawn from one in author's possession, 64 F1G. ..."

4. Essentials of Laboratory Diagnosis: Designed for Students and Practitioners by Francis Ashley Faught (1909)
"The systolic pressure, as indicated by the sphygmomanometer, represents the greatest amount of ... The sphygmomanometer bearing the author's name (see Figs. ..."

5. Essentials of Laboratory Diagnosis: Designed for Students and Practitioners by Francis Ashley Faught (1912)
"The sphygmomanometer now ranks with urinalysis in the examination of pregnant women. In the blood-pressure test we have a most valuable means of detecting ..."

6. Blood-pressure, from the Clinical Standpoint by Francis Ashley Faught (1916)
"CHAPTER III THE PRINCIPLE OF THE sphygmomanometer THE INSTRUMENTAL ESTIMATION OF BLOOD-PRESSURE The basis of modern sphygmomanometry is founded upon ..."

7. Essays on the Internal Secretions, 1920: Comprising the Winning by Henry Robert Harrower (1921)
"He will find the indications for the use of the sphygmomanometer, generally speaking, more frequent than those for the stethoscope and that when both ..."

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