algometer

noun

al·​gom·​e·​ter al-ˈgäm-ət-ər How to pronounce algometer (audio)
: an instrument for measuring the smallest pressure upon the skin that will arouse a sensation of pain

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“Algometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/algometer. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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