capnograph

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cap·no·graph

(kap'nō-graf),
Instrument by which a continuous graph of the carbon dioxide content of expired air is obtained.

capnograph

/cap·no·graph/ (-graf″) a system for monitoring the concentration of exhaled carbon dioxide.

capnograph

[kap′nəgraf′]
Etymology: Gk, kapnos, smoke, graphein, to record
an instrument used in anesthesia, intensive care, and respiratory therapy to produce a capnogram, a tracing that shows the concentration of carbon dioxide in each exhaled breath. It is used to monitor the adequacy of mechanical ventilation. Also called capnogram.

cap·no·graph

(kap'nō-graf)
Instrument by which a continuous graph of the carbon dioxide content of expired air is obtained.