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pneumatometer

[noo-muh-tom-i-ter, nyoo-] /ˌnu məˈtɒm ɪ tər, ˌnyu-/
noun
1.
an instrument for measuring either the quantity of air inhaled or exhaled during a single inspiration or expiration or the force of inspiration or expiration.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; pneumato- + -meter
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British Dictionary definitions for pneumatometer

pneumatometer

/ˌnjuːməˈtɒmɪtə/
noun
1.
an instrument for measuring the pressure exerted by air being inhaled or exhaled during a single breath Compare spirometer
Derived Forms
pneumatometry, noun
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pneumatometer in Medicine

pneumatometer pneu·ma·tom·e·ter (nōō'mə-tŏm'ĭ-tər, nyōō'-)
n.
An instrument for measuring the force or volume of inspiration or expiration in the lungs.

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