capnometer

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noun cap·nom·e·ter \kap-ˈnä-mə-tər\

Definition of capnometer

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

Origin and Etymology of capnometer

capno- (in capnograph) + -meter


First Known Use: 1983


Medical Dictionary

capnometer

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noun cap·nom·e·ter \kap-ˈnäm-ə-tər\

Medical Definition of capnometer

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

capnometry

\-trē\play noun

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