Warburg apparatus

War·​burg apparatus | \ ˈwȯr-ˌbərg- How to pronounce Warburg apparatus (audio) , ˈvär-ˌbu̇rk- How to pronounce Warburg apparatus (audio) \

Medical Definition of Warburg apparatus

: an analytic apparatus that employs a manometer to determine changes in the amount of gas produced or absorbed by a test sample kept at constant temperature in a flask of constant gas volume and is used especially in the study of cellular respiration and metabolism and of some enzymatic reactions (as fermentation)

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“Warburg apparatus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Warburg%20apparatus. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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