respirometermedical dictionary

<instrument>

1. An instrument for measuring the extent of the respiratory movements.

2. An instrument for measuring oxygen consumption or carbon dioxide production, usually of an isolated tissue.

Origin: L. Respiro, to breathe, + G. Metron, measure

(05 Mar 2000)

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