capnometer

noun
cap·​nom·​e·​ter | \kap-ˈnä-mə-tər \

Definition of capnometer 

: a monitoring device that measures and numerically displays the concentration of carbon dioxide in exhaled air — compare capnograph

First Known Use of capnometer

1983, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for capnometer

capno- (in capnograph) + -meter

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capnometer

noun
cap·​nom·​e·​ter | \kap-ˈnäm-ə-tər \

Medical Definition of capnometer 

: a monitoring device that measures and numerically displays the concentration of carbon dioxide in exhaled air — compare capnograph

Other Words from capnometer

capnometry \-​trē \ noun

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