Douglas bag


noun

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
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douglas bag in Medicine

Douglas bag

[dŭgləs]

n.

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