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spirograph

 [spi´ro-graf]
an apparatus for measuring and recording respiratory movements.

spi·ro·graph

(spī'rō-graf),
A device for representing graphically the depth and rapidity of respiratory movements.
[L. spiro, to breathe, + G. graphō, to write]

spirograph

/spi·ro·graph/ (-graf) an instrument for registering respiratory movements.

spirograph

(spī′rə-grăf′)
n.
An instrument for registering the depth and rapidity of respiratory movements.

spi′ro·graph′ic adj.
spi′ro·graph′i·cal·ly adv.
spi·rog′ra·phy (spī-rŏg′rə-fē) n.

spirograph

[spī′rəgraf]
Etymology: Gk, speira + graphein, to record
a device for recording respiratory movements. See also spirometer. spirographic, adj.

spi·ro·graph

(spī'rō-graf)
A device for representing graphically the depth and rapidity of respiratory movements.
[L. spiro, to breathe, + G. graphō, to write]

spi·ro·graph

(spī'rō-graf)
Device for representing depth and rapidity of respiratory movements graphically.
[L. spiro, to breathe, + G. graphō, to write]

spirograph

an apparatus for measuring and recording respiratory movements.
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