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respirometer

[res-puh-rom-i-ter] /ˌrɛs pəˈrɒm ɪ tər/
noun
1.
an instrument for measuring the extent of respiratory movement.
2.
an instrument for measuring oxygen consumption or carbon dioxide production in an isolated tissue.
Origin of respirometer
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; respire + -o- + -meter
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respirometer in Medicine

respirometer res·pi·rom·e·ter (rěs'pə-rŏm'ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument for measuring the degree and nature of respiration.

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