Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

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

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek chest + -meter.

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