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Pronunciation: kin'e-mom'e-ter

Definition: An electromagnetic device, similar in principle to the velocity ballistocardiograph, used to measure the contraction and relaxation elicited in a tendon reflex.

[G. kinesis, movement, + metron, measure]

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