Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An apparatus for measuring the external movements of a given point of the chest wall, during respiration.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An apparatus for measuring the external movements of a given point of the chest wall, during respiration; -- also called thoracometer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An instrument for measuring the respiratory movements of the walls of the chest.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek chest + -meter. (Wiktionary)

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.