dol

noun
\ˈdōl \

Medical Definition of dol 

: a unit for the measurement of pain intensity usually taken as one tenth of the range of increasing sensation from that produced by the least perceptible stimulus to that at which further increase in stimulation causes no further increase in sensation

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