caliper gage

caliper gage

[′kal·ə·pər ‚gāj]
(design engineering)
An instrument, such as a micrometer, of fixed size for calipering.
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Measurements were taken with a caliper gage while the patient was in the standing position, as seen in the illustration (Figure 1).
In the presence of scrotal hernias, because the hernia sac typically protrudes from the human body, it is possible to measure the dimensions of the hernia sac in an upright position with a caliper gage without any need for ultrasonography or CT.
Caliper gages are readily available in a wide selection of shapes and sizes with long or short reach legs and various options for contact points.