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goniometer

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noun go·ni·om·e·ter \ˌgō-nē-ˈä-mə-tər\

Definition of goniometer

  1. 1 :  an instrument for measuring angles

  2. 2 :  direction finder

goniometric play \-nē-ə-ˈme-trik\ adjective
goniometry play \-nē-ˈä-mə-trē\ noun


Origin of goniometer

Greek gōnia angle


First Known Use: 1766


Medical Dictionary

goniometer

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noun go·ni·om·e·ter \ˌgō-nē-ˈäm-ət-ər\

Medical Definition of goniometer

  1. :  an instrument for measuring angles (as of a joint or the skull)

goniometric \-nē-ə-ˈme-trik\play adjective
goniometry \-ˈäm-ə-trē\play noun plural goniometries



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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "goniometer"


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