pneumatometer

[ noo-muh-tom-i-ter, nyoo- ]
/ ˌnu məˈtɒm ɪ tər, ˌnyu- /

noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. pneumatocele,
  2. pneumatocyst,
  3. pneumatograph,
  4. pneumatology,
  5. pneumatolysis,
  6. pneumatophore,
  7. pneumatorrhachis,
  8. pneumatosis,
  9. pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis,
  10. pneumatotherapy

Origin of pneumatometer

First recorded in 1825–35; pneumato- + -meter

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British Dictionary definitions for pneumatometer

pneumatometer

/ (ˌnjuːməˈtɒmɪtə) /

noun

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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Medicine definitions for pneumatometer

pneumatometer

[ nōō′mə-tŏmĭ-tər ]

n.

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

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