spirometry

noun

spi·​rom·​e·​try -ə-trē How to pronounce spirometry (audio)
plural spirometries
: measurement by means of a spirometer of the volume of air entering and leaving the lungs (as to determine lung function in diagnosing pulmonary disease)

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“Spirometry.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/spirometry. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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