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

Origin and Etymology of capnometer

capno- (in capnograph) + -meter


Medical Dictionary

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

capnometry

play \-trē\ noun

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