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Medical Term:

sphygmotonometer

Pronunciation: sfig'mo-to-nom'e-ter

Definition: An instrument, like the sphygmotonograph, for determining the degree of blood pressure.

[sphygmo- + G. tonos, tension, + metron, measure]

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