plethysmograph

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Related to plethysmographically: arterial plethysmography, venous plethysmography

plethysmograph

[plə′thiz·mə‚graf]
(medicine)
An instrument for measuring changes in the size of a part of the body by measuring changes in the amount of blood in that part.
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a) Edema volume was measured plethysmographically, EE--ethanol extract, CE--chloroform extract, PE--petroleum ether extract.
The paw volumes were measured plethysmographically (Ugo Basili plethysmometer, 7140), before the formaldehyde injection (day 0) and repeated every day, for 10 days.