ALGESIMETER

noun. a tool utilized in order to gauge how sensitive a person is to harmful touch. It comprises a graduated needle which is pushed over the exterior of the body in order to conclude the individual's level of pain tolerance

ALGESIMETER: "The algesimeter rated Mike's pain to be very low despite his complaints, thereby deterring Mike has a low threshold for pain."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ALGESIMETER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/algesimeter/ (accessed December 7, 2019).
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