bronchospirometry


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bronchospirometry

 [brong″ko-spi-rom´ĕ-tre]
use of a spirometer to determine vital capacity, oxygen intake, and carbon dioxide excretion of a single lung, or to get simultaneous measurements of the function of each lung separately; it is sometimes used to predict the success of pulmonary resection surgery.
differential bronchospirometry measurement of the function of each lung separately.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

bron·cho·spi·rom·e·try

(brong'kō-spī-rom'ĕ-trē),
Use of a bronchospirometer to measure ventilatory function of each lung separately.
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bron·cho·spi·rom·e·try

(brong'kō-spī-rom'ĕ-trē)
Use of a bronchospirometer to measure ventilatory function of each lung separately.
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