bicycle ergometer exercise test

bicycle ergometer exercise test
an exercise test in which the patient pedals a stationary bicycle ergometer; the test is usually graded, with incremental or continuous increases in power produced by increases in pedal resistance at a given pedal speed. Cf. treadmill exercise t.

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