What does algometer mean?
The definition of algometer
Al*gom”e*ter, n. [Gr. pain + -meter.] (Psychol.)
An instrument for measuring sensations of pain due to pressure. It has a piston rod with a blunted tip which is pressed against the skin. — Al*gom”e*try (#), n. — Al`go*met”ric (#), *met”ric*al (#), a. –Al`go*met”ric*al*ly, adv.