Definition of Spirometry

1. Noun. The use of a spirometer to measure vital capacity.




Definition of Spirometry

1. n. The act or process of measuring the chest capacity by means of a spirometer.

Definition of Spirometry

1. Noun. (medicine) The measurement of the volume of air that a person can move into and out of the lungs, using a spirometer. ¹

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Definition of Spirometry

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Medical Definition of Spirometry

1. Measurement of volume of air inhaled or exhaled by the lung. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spirometry

spirogyras
spirohydantoin
spiroid
spiroketal
spiroketals
spirolactam
spirolactams
spirometer
spirometers
spirometery
spirometra
spirometre
spirometric
spirometrically
spirometries
spirometry (current term)
spironolactone
spironolactone test
spiropentane
spiropentanes
spiroplasma
spiroplasmataceae
spiroscope
spiroscopes
spirostan
spirostans
spirotrich
spirotrichs
spiroylous
spirt

Literary usage of Spirometry

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1. A Treatise on Diagnostic Methods of Examination by Hermann Sahli (1911)
"We need scarcely add that dyspnea with a slight degree of cyanosis suggests a far better prognosis than dyspnea with pronounced cyanosis. spirometry AND ..."

2. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"In addition to the clinical examination of several specialties the cytological examination of sputum has also been included together with spirometry and gas ..."

3. Essentials of the principles and practice of medicine: A Handy-book for by Henry Hartshorne (1867)
"... shaking the chest suddenly, is of use occasionally, in establishing the presence of fluid in the thoracic cavities. spirometry is the measurement of the ..."

4. Essentials of the principles and practice of medicine by Henry Hartshorne (1881)
"... in— Aneurism of aorta; Valvular heart disease ; Exophthalmic goitre ; Anaemia. spirometry. For spirometry, Hutchinson's, Pereira's, ..."

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