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pneumograph

[noo-muh-graf, -grahf, nyoo-] /ˈnu məˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf, ˈnyu-/
noun, Medicine/Medical.
1.
a device for recording graphically the respiratory movements of the thorax.
Also, pneumatograph.
Origin of pneumograph
1875-1880
First recorded in 1875-80; pneumo- + -graph
Related forms
pneumographic
[noo-muh-graf-ik, nyoo-] /ˌnu məˈgræf ɪk, ˌnyu-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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pneumograph

/ˈnjuːməˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf/
noun
1.
(med) an instrument for making a record (pneumogram) of respiratory movements
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