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dolorimetry

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noun do·lo·rim·e·try \ˌdō-lə-ˈrim-ə-trē, ˌdäl-ə-\

Medical Definition of dolorimetry

plural

dolorimetries

  1. :  a method of measuring intensity of pain perception in degrees ranging from unpleasant to unbearable by using heat applied to the skin as a gauge

dolorimetric

\ˌdō-lə-rə-ˈme-trik, ˌdäl-ə-\play play adjective

dolorimetrically

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