pneumotachometer


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pneumotachometer

 [noo″mo-tah-kom´ĕ-ter]
a transducer for measuring exhaled air flow.

pneu·mo·tach·o·graph

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

pneumotachometer

/pneu·mo·ta·chom·e·ter/ (-tah-kom´ĕ-ter) a transducer for measuring exhaled air flow.

pneumotachometer

[-takom′ətər]
a device that measures the flow of respiratory gases. The pressure gradient is directly related to flow, thus allowing a computer to derive a flow curve measured in liters per minute.

pneu·mo·tach·o·graph

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

pneumotachometer

a transducer for measuring expired air flow.
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