Douglas bag


an airtight bag used to collect expired air for analysis of oxygen consumption.

Origin of Douglas bag

1960–65; named after Claude G. Douglas (1882–1963), British physiologist Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for douglas bag

Douglas bag

[ dŭgləs ]


A receptacle for collecting expired air to determine oxygen consumption in humans under various work conditions.
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