capnometer

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capnometer

 [kap-nom´ĕ-ter]
a device for measuring the end-tidal partial pressure of carbon dioxide.

capnometer

/cap·nom·e·ter/ (kap-nom´ĕ-ter) a device for monitoring the end-tidal partial pressure of carbon dioxide.

cap·nom·e·ter

(kap-nom'ĕ-tĕr)
An instrument that measures the carbon dioxide concentration of exhaled air.
Synonym(s): CO2 analyzer.
[G. kapnos, smoke, + metron, a measure]

capnometer

an instrument for monitoring breathing rate and adequacy of ventilation. It attaches to the endotracheal tube and measures the partial pressure of carbon dioxide in expired gases.