thoracometer
Stethometer Ste*thom"e*ter, n. [Gr. ? chest + -meter.] (Physiol.) An apparatus for measuring the external movements of a given point of the chest wall, during respiration; -- also called {thoracometer}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Thoracometer — Tho ra*com e*ter, n. (Physiol.) Same as {Stethometer}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thoracometer — An instrument for measuring the circumference of the chest or its variations in respiration. [thoraco + G. metron, measure] * * * tho·ra·com·e·ter (tho″rə komґə tər) [thoraco + meter] stethometer …   Medical dictionary

  • Stethometer — Ste*thom e*ter, n. [Gr. ? chest + meter.] (Physiol.) An apparatus for measuring the external movements of a given point of the chest wall, during respiration; also called {thoracometer}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stethometer — steth·om·e·ter (steth omґə tər) [stetho + meter] an instrument for measuring the circular dimension or expansion of the chest. Called also thoracometer …   Medical dictionary

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