algesimeter


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algesimeter

[‚al·jə′sim·əd·ər]
(physiology)
A device used to determine pain thresholds.
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Thermal hyperalgesia was assessed with an algesimeter (Ugo Basile, Comerio, Italy), as described previously [25].
Pain is assessed by applying a needle to the skin, and it is quantitatively measured by an algesimeter. (24) Proprioception is evaluated by physically moving the anatomic structure and assessing the subject's ability to detect the direction of movement.