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(gō″nē-om′ĕt-er )

[Gr. gōnia, angle + -meter]
An instrument to measure joint movements and angles. Various sizes and types of goniometers are available, including finger goniometers, bubble goniometers, gravity goniometers, and recording electrogoniometers.
SYN: SEE: arthrometer

GONIOMETER These goniometers are measuring a patient's elbow at extension and flexion.


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Venes, Donald, editor. "Goniometer." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740055/all/goniometer.
Goniometer. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740055/all/goniometer. Accessed June 17, 2019.
Goniometer. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740055/all/goniometer
Goniometer [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 17]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740055/all/goniometer.
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