thermostromuhr

noun
ther·​mo·​strom·​uhr | \ ˌthər-mō-ˈstrō-ˌmu̇(ə)r How to pronounce thermostromuhr (audio) \

Medical Definition of thermostromuhr

: a stromuhr that measures the rate of blood flow in an intact blood vessel by determining the amount of heating of the blood as indicated by a sensitive galvanometer when a radio-frequency current is passed through the vessel between thermocouples so that the amount of heating is inversely proportional to the rate of flow

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“Thermostromuhr.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/thermostromuhr. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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