THERMISTOR

noun. a tool utilized to gauge temperatures within accordance with their impacts on the electrical resistance of semiconducting materials. Tiny thermistors can be embedded in neurons of animals to gauge such information as the energy of metabolic activity during nervous-system operations.

THERMISTOR: "Implantation of thermistors is considered inhumane by some animal rights activists."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "THERMISTOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/thermistor/ (accessed November 14, 2019).
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