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1. An instrument for measuring angles.
2. An applicance for the assessment of labyrinthine disease. It consists of an adjustable surface on which the patient reclines. As the surface is gradually tilted, the angle at which the patient experiences loss of balance is noted.
3. A calibrated device designed to measure the arc or range of motion of a joint. Synonym(s): arthrometer, fleximeter, pronometer
4. Device used to measure the amount of head turn in strabismus or nystagmus.
[G. gōnia, angle, + metron, measure]
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Materials science
A device used to detect the deformability or elasticity of a material.

Physical therapy
Goniometer, see there.
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The FlexiMeter is an exceptionally precise and reliable unit which features 25 timed and 25 continuous flow user defined programs.
The FlexiMeter is supplied with a pump assembly, a tabletop control unit and all associated cabling and hardware.
FlexiMeter's control box is constructed of coated metal and features a digital interface and can be either a standalone unit or be integrated into a larger, robotic system with remote control capabilities.