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thermostromuhr

Pronunciation: ther'mo-stro'mur

Definition: A stromuhr that consists of a heating element between two thermocouples, which are applied to the outside of a vessel; blood flow is calculated from the difference in temperatures recorded by the proximal and distal thermocouples.

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