Definition of algometry in English:

algometry

noun

Physiology Medicine
  • The measurement of responses to painful stimuli and sensitivity to pain, especially by the use of an algometer.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The British Medical Journal. From Italian algometria, with remodelling of the second element after -metry.

Pronunciation

algometry

/alˈɡɒmɪtri/