dolorimetry

noun

do·​lo·​rim·​e·​try ˌdō-lə-ˈrim-ə-trē How to pronounce dolorimetry (audio) ˌdäl-ə- How to pronounce dolorimetry (audio)
plural dolorimetries
: 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 adjective
dolorimetrically adverb

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“Dolorimetry.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dolorimetry. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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