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respirometer

respirometer Any device that measures an organism's oxygen uptake. Simple respirometers consist of a chamber (in which the organism is placed) connected to a manometer. Carbon dioxide is chemically removed from the chamber so that only oxygen uptake is measured. Human oxygen consumption is generally measured by a device known as a spirometer, which can also be used to measure depth and frequency of breathing.

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respirator

res·pi·ra·tor / ˈrespəˌrātər/ • n. an apparatus worn over the mouth and nose or the entire face to prevent the inhalation of dust, smoke, or other noxious substances. ∎  an apparatus used to induce artificial respiration.

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respirator

respirator (res-per-ayt-er) n.
1. a face mask for administering oxygen or other gas or for filtering harmful fumes, dust, etc.

2. see ventilator.

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respirometer

respirometer See spirometer.

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