capnograph

noun
cap·​no·​graph | \ ˈkap-nō-ˌgraf How to pronounce capnograph (audio) \

Definition of capnograph

: a monitoring device that measures the concentration of carbon dioxide in exhaled air and displays a numerical readout and waveform tracing — compare capnometer

Other Words from capnograph

capnographic \ ˌkap-​nō-​ˈgra-​fik How to pronounce capnograph (audio) \ adjective
capnographic monitoring
capnography \ kap-​ˈnä-​grə-​fē How to pronounce capnograph (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of capnograph

1964, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for capnograph

Greek kapnós "smoke, steam" (of which carbon dioxide is a component) + -o- + -graph

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The first known use of capnograph was in 1964

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“Capnograph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/capnograph. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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capnograph

noun
cap·​no·​graph | \ ˈkap-nō-ˌgraf How to pronounce capnograph (audio) \

Medical Definition of capnograph

: a monitoring device that measures the concentration of carbon dioxide in exhaled air and displays a numerical readout and waveform tracing — compare capnometer

Other Words from capnograph

capnographic \ ˌkap-​nō-​ˈgraf-​ik How to pronounce capnograph (audio) \ adjective
capnography \ kap-​ˈnäg-​rə-​fē How to pronounce capnograph (audio) \ noun

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