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pneumotachograph

 [noo″mo-tak´o-graf]
an instrument for recording the velocity of respired air.

pneu·mo·tach·o·graph

(nū'mō-tak'ō-graf),
An instrument for measuring the instantaneous flow of respiratory gases.
Synonym(s): pneumotachometer

pneumotachograph

(no͞o′mə-tăk′ə-grăf′, nyo͞o′-) or

pneumotachygraph

(-tabreve;k′ē-)
n.
An apparatus for recording the rate of airflow to and from the lungs.

pneu′mo·tach′o·graph′ic adj.
pneu′mo·ta·chog′ra·phy (-tə-kŏg′rə-fē) n.

pneu·mo·tach·o·graph

(nū'mō-tak'ō-graf)
An instrument for measuring the instantaneous flow of respiratory gases.
Synonym(s): pneumotachometer.

pneumotachograph

an instrument for recording respiratory airflow in terms of the pressure drop across a low resistance in its path (flow head). Flow can be electronically integrated with respect to time, to give a continuous record of volume breathed in or out, and hence the volume per minute (ventilation).

pneumotachograph

an instrument for recording the velocity of respired air.