respirometer

noun
res·pi·rom·e·ter | \ ˌre-spə-ˈrä-mə-tər \

Definition of respirometer 

: an instrument for studying the character and extent of respiration

Other words from respirometer

respirometric \ˌre-spə-rō-ˈme-trik \ adjective
respirometry \ˌre-spə-ˈrä-mə-trē \ noun

First Known Use of respirometer

circa 1883, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of respirometer was circa 1883

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respirometer

noun
res·pi·rom·e·ter | \ ˌres-pə-ˈräm-ət-ər \

Medical Definition of respirometer 

: an instrument for studying the character and extent of respiration

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