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stethometer

[ste-thom-i-ter] /stɛˈθɒm ɪ tər/
noun
1.
an instrument for measuring the expansion of the chest and abdomen during respiration.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; stetho- + -meter
Related forms
stethometric
[steth-uh-me-trik] /ˌstɛθ əˈmɛ trɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
stethometry, noun
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