goniometer


go·ni·om·e·ter

noun \ˌgō-nē-ˈä-mə-tər\

Definition of GONIOMETER

1
:  an instrument for measuring angles
2
go·nio·met·ric \-nē-ə-ˈme-trik\ adjective
go·ni·om·e·try \-nē-ˈä-mə-trē\ noun

Origin of GONIOMETER

Greek gōnia angle
First Known Use: 1766

go·ni·om·e·ter

noun \ˌgō-nē-ˈäm-ət-ər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GONIOMETER

: an instrument for measuring angles (as of a joint or the skull)
go·nio·met·ric \-nē-ə-ˈme-trik\ adjective
go·ni·om·e·try \-ˈäm-ə-trē\ noun, plural go·ni·om·e·tries

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