Respirometer

respirometer

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 An instrument that can measure the uptake of oxygen by an animal in respiration.

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