A paper lid in the lid of this wooden box reads in part “GRYPOTONOGRAPH NACH DR. VON RECKLINGHAUSEN.” A grypotonograph, a combination of a sphygmograph and a crypotonograph, maps blood pressure phases and the contour of the impulses in these phases. Heinrich von Recklinghausen (1867-1942) was a German physiologist.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of Ruth Kisch

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2003.0065.04Accession Number: 2003.0065Catalog Number: 2003.0065.04

Object Name: ManometermanometeroscillotonometerOther Terms: Manometer; Medicine

Measurements: overall: 4 3/4 in x 13 1/2 in x 9 3/8 in; 12.065 cm x 34.29 cm x 23.8125 cm


Record Id: nmah_736891

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