pneu·​mo·​graph ˈnü-mə-ˌgraf How to pronounce pneumograph (audio)
: an instrument for recording thoracic movements or volume change during respiration

Examples of pneumograph in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And the pneumograph, a device that measures the force of respiration. Megan Garber, The Atlantic, 29 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use

1868, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pneumograph was in 1868

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“Pneumograph.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition


pneu·​mo·​graph ˈn(y)ü-mə-ˌgraf How to pronounce pneumograph (audio)
: an instrument for recording the thoracic movements or volume change during respiration
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