spirometer


spi·rom·e·ter

noun \spī-ˈrä-mə-tər\

Definition of SPIROMETER

:  an instrument for measuring the air entering and leaving the lungs
spi·ro·met·ric \ˌspī-rə-ˈme-trik\ adjective
spi·rom·e·try \spī-ˈrä-mə-trē\ noun

Origin of SPIROMETER

International Scientific Vocabulary spiro- (from Latin spirare to breathe) + -meter
First Known Use: 1809

spi·rom·e·ter

noun \spi-ˈräm-ət-ər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SPIROMETER

: an instrument for measuring the air entering and leaving the lungs
spi·ro·met·ric \ˌspī-rə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

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