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pneu·mo·graph

(nū'mō-graf),
Generic term for any device that records respiratory excursions from movements on the body surface; for example, an impedance pneumograph, which applies the principles of impedance plethysmography to the chest.
[G. pneumōn, lung, + graphō, to write]
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pneumograph

(no͞o′mə-grăf′, nyo͞o′-) also

pneumatograph

(no͞o-măt′ə-grăf′, nyo͞o-)
n.
A device for recording the force and speed of chest movements during respiration.

pneu′mo·graph′ic adj.
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pneu·mo·graph

(nū'mō-graf)
Generic term for any device that records respiratory excursions from movements on the body surface.
[G. pneumōn, lung, + graphō, to write]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
A pneumograph tube goes around the torso to measure breathing.
Heart rate and respiration was monitored through thoracic needle electrodes coupled to a hi-gain coupler and an impedance pneumograph coupler, respectively.