pulsometer

noun
pul·​som·​e·​ter | \ ˌpəlˈsämətə(r), -mətə- \

Definition of pulsometer

1 : a displacement pump with valves for raising water by steam partly by atmospheric pressure and partly by the direct action of the steam on the water without intervention of a piston

called also vacuum pump

b : a watch with special dial used by physicians in determining the pulse rate

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History and Etymology for pulsometer

International Scientific Vocabulary pulse entry 2 + -o- + -meter

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“Pulsometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pulsometer. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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