[noo-muh-tom-i-ter, nyoo-]
  1. an instrument for measuring either the quantity of air inhaled or exhaled during a single inspiration or expiration or the force of inspiration or expiration.

Origin of pneumatometer

First recorded in 1825–35; pneumato- + -meter Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for pneumatometer


  1. an instrument for measuring the pressure exerted by air being inhaled or exhaled during a single breathCompare spirometer
Derived Formspneumatometry, noun
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pneumatometer in Medicine


  1. An instrument for measuring the force or volume of inspiration or expiration in the lungs.
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