respirometer

noun
res·​pi·​rom·​e·​ter | \ ˌre-spə-ˈrä-mə-tər How to pronounce respirometer (audio) \

Definition of respirometer

: an instrument for studying the character and extent of respiration

Other Words from respirometer

respirometric \ ˌre-​spə-​rō-​ˈme-​trik How to pronounce respirometer (audio) \ adjective
respirometry \ ˌre-​spə-​ˈrä-​mə-​trē How to pronounce respirometer (audio) \ noun

Examples of respirometer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The team figured this out by placing muscle tissue from 21 captive and wild sea otters inside a device called a respirometer that researchers used to measure how much oxygen the muscle cells were using. Alex Fox, Smithsonian Magazine, 13 July 2021

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First Known Use of respirometer

circa 1883, in the meaning defined above

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“Respirometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/respirometer. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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respirometer

noun
res·​pi·​rom·​e·​ter | \ ˌres-pə-ˈräm-ət-ər How to pronounce respirometer (audio) \

Medical Definition of respirometer

: an instrument for studying the character and extent of respiration

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