Spirometry



noun
1.
an instrument for determining the capacity of the lungs.
noun
1.
an instrument for measuring the air capacity of the lungs Compare pneumatometer

spirometer spi·rom·e·ter (spī-rŏm’ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument for measuring the volume of air entering and leaving the lungs.
spi’ro·met’ric (-rə-mět’rĭk) adj.
spi·rom’e·try n.

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