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

Medical Definition of dolorimetry

: 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

Other Words from dolorimetry

dolorimetric \ ˌdō-​lə-​rə-​ˈme-​trik How to pronounce dolorimetric (audio) , ˌdäl-​ə-​ How to pronounce dolorimetric (audio) \ adjective
dolorimetrically \ -​tri-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce dolorimetrically (audio) \ adverb

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“Dolorimetry.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dolorimetry. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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