algometry

noun
al·​gom·​e·​try | \ -ə-trē How to pronounce algometry (audio) \
plural algometries

Medical Definition of algometry

: the measurement of pain sensitivity (as by an algometer)

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“Algometry.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/algometry. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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