rhinomanometer

rhinomanometer

 [ri″no-mah-nom´ĕ-ter]
a manometer used in rhinomanometry.

rhi·no·ma·nom·e·ter

(rī'nō-mă-nom'ĕ-tĕr),
A manometer used to determine the nasal air pressure and flow relationships and thereby estimate the presence and degreee of nasal obstruction.
Synonym(s): rhinoanemometer
[rhino- + manometer]

rhinomanometer

[rī′nōmənom′ətər]
a device for measuring the air pressure in the nose. It is used in the diagnosis of nasal obstruction.

rhi·no·ma·nom·e·ter

, rhinoanemometer (rī'nō-mă-nom'ĕ-tĕr, -an'ē-mom'ĕ-tĕr)
A manometer used to determine the presence and amount of nasal obstruction and the nasal air pressure and flow relationships.

rhinomanometer

a manometer used in rhinomanometry.
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A dynamic assessment of nasal patency in children was carried out by measuring trans-nasal pressure and the rate of airflow per second during respiration using rhinometry with a RhinoStream SRE2000 rhinomanometer (RhinoMetrics).
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