capnometer

noun

cap·​nom·​e·​ter kap-ˈnä-mə-tər How to pronounce capnometer (audio)
: a monitoring device that measures and numerically displays the concentration of carbon dioxide in exhaled air compare capnograph

Word History

Etymology

capno- (in capnograph) + -meter

First Known Use

1983, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of capnometer was in 1983

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Cite this Entry

“Capnometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/capnometer. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

capnometer

noun
cap·​nom·​e·​ter kap-ˈnäm-ə-tər How to pronounce capnometer (audio)
: a monitoring device that measures and numerically displays the concentration of carbon dioxide in exhaled air compare capnograph
capnometry noun
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