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[noo-muh-graf, -grahf, nyoo-]
noun Medicine/Medical.
  1. a device for recording graphically the respiratory movements of the thorax.
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Origin of pneumograph

First recorded in 1875–80; pneumo- + -graph
Related formspneu·mo·graph·ic [noo-muh-graf-ik, nyoo-] /ˌnu məˈgræf ɪk, ˌnyu-/, adjective
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Examples from the Web for pneumograph

Historical Examples

  • These are used for electrical connections and for connections with the manometer, stethoscope, and pneumograph.

    Respiration Calorimeters for Studying the Respiratory Exchange and Energy Transformations of Man

    Francis Gano Benedict

British Dictionary definitions for pneumograph


  1. med an instrument for making a record (pneumogram) of respiratory movements
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