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respirometer

 [res″pĭ-rom´ĕ-ter]
an instrument for determining the nature of the respiration.

res·pi·rom·e·ter

(res'pĭ-rom'ĕ-tŏr),
1. An instrument for measuring the extent of the respiratory movements.
2. An instrument for measuring oxygen consumption or carbon dioxide production, usually of an isolated tissue.
[L. respiro, to breathe, + G. metron, measure]

respirometer

/res·pi·rom·e·ter/ (res″pĭ-rom´ĕ-ter) an instrument for determining the nature of respiration.

respirometer

(rĕs′pə-rŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument for measuring the degree and nature of respiration.

res′pi·ro·met′ric (-rō-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
res′pi·rom′e·try n.

respirometer

[res′pirom′ətər]
Etymology: L, respirare, to breath; Gk, metron, measure
an instrument used to analyze the quality of a patient's respirations.

res·pi·rom·e·ter

(res'pir-om'ĕ-tŏr)
1. An instrument for measuring the extent of the respiratory movements.
2. An instrument for measuring oxygen consumption or carbon dioxide production, usually of an isolated tissue.
[L. respiro, to breathe, + G. metron, measure]

respirometer

any apparatus used to measure the uptake of oxygen by organisms during AEROBIC RESPIRATION. Examples include the WARBURG MANOMETER, the Cartesian Diver apparatus and the Philippson electrolytic respirometer.

res·pi·rom·e·ter

(res'pir-om'ĕ-tŏr)
1. An instrument for measuring extent of respiratory movements.
2. An instrument to gauge oxygen consumption or carbon dioxide production.
[L. respiro, to breathe, + G. metron, measure]

respirometer (res´pirom´ətur),

n an instrument for studying and determining the character and extent of respiration.

respirometer

an instrument for determining the nature of the respiration, including the rate, the volume and the rhythmicity.
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Footnotes: (a) Vita Medical Ltd, Australia (b) Wright Respirometer, England (c) MS2 or ECAM, Siemens, Germany (d) Macintosh Apple ICON, Siemens, Germany (e) Version 4.
As oxygen was taken up by the rat, the fluid in the manometer tube moved towards the respirometer.
The open respirometer consisted of a 500-ml working volume reactor, which was continuously stirred with the magnetic stir-bar at a constant rotation speed to ensure the homogeneity of media.
The respiratory frequency to tidal volume index (f/VT) was calculated during spontaneous ventilation using a Wright respirometer and end-tidal C[O.
Aerated and filtered seawater from a constant pressure head tank passed through the mouth and over the gills of the sharks, was mixed in the chamber by a small recirculating pump, and exited the respirometer by a hose mounted at the top.
Metabolic rate was determined by using a respirometer to measure oxygen utilization.
The respirometer was able to detect the oxygen consumption and carbon dioxide production of the organisms in non-contaminated water and water contaminated with 0-5 ppm of lead and arsenic.
A control respirometer containing an empty mussel shell was included at each temperature, and observations from respirometers in which large air bubbles were discovered during the testing period were discarded.
2006) also determined the routine metabolic rate (the average oxygen consumption rate of a swimming shark) for 15 individual sandbar sharks at 24[degrees]C in an annular respirometer (diameter 1.