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spirometer

Saltos de línea: spir|om¦eter
Pronunciación: /spʌɪˈrɒmɪtə
 
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Definición de spirometer en inglés:

sustantivo

An instrument for measuring the air capacity of the lungs.
Example sentences
  • The two most common tools to measure lung function are spirometers and peak flow meters.
  • During the test, you'll breathe into a spirometer, which measures the function of your lungs when you inhale and exhale.
  • The long-term accuracy of a random sample of five of the study spirometers shall be measured by a third party using a waveform generator at the beginning and at the end of the 6-month study.

Derivados

spirometry

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sustantivo
Example sentences
  • Oximetry and spirometry were obtained before and after sputum induction.
  • This has important clinical ramifications as there has been increasing emphasis on performing spirometry in primary care settings.
  • After 2 to 4 weeks, they had spirometry, sputum induction, and a methacholine inhalation test.

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