thermodilution

adjective
ther·mo·di·lu·tion | \ˌthər-mō-dī-ˈlü-shən \

Medical Definition of thermodilution 

: relating to or being a method of determining cardiac output by measurement of the change in temperature in the bloodstream after injecting a measured amount of cool fluid (as saline)

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