- 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
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- an instrument for measuring the pressure exerted by air being inhaled or exhaled during a single breathCompare spirometer
- An instrument for measuring the force or volume of inspiration or expiration in the lungs.
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