pachimeter

pachimeter

[pə′kim·əd·ər]
(engineering)
An instrument for measuring the limit beyond which shear of a solid ceases to be elastic.
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The ovaries were measured with a pachimeter and weighed in an analytical balance.
1,22-26) This point was previously marked with the subject load bearing, after which the height was measured by placing the pachimeter arm in gentle contact with the skin (Mitutoyo Corporation, Tokio, Japan).
Three different measurements were taken using a pachimeter (Mitutoyo) and a goniometer (Carci) on both hemispheres: M1--the length of the lateral sulcus; M2--the distance from the lateral sulcus to the inferior margin of the inferior temporal gyrus, and M3--the angle formed between the lines of the collateral sulcus and the inferior margin of the inferior temporal gyrus.
The nervous branches were measured in reference to the elbow articular line, using the Mitutoyo digital pachimeter.