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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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