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Pronunciation: hep'a-to-jug'yu-la-rom'e-ter

Definition: An apparatus for the quantitative control and measurement of the pressure and force applied over the liver to test the hepatojugular reflux.

[hepato- + L. jugulum, throat, + G. metron, measure]

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