Definition of Respirometer

1. Noun. A device used to measure the rate of respiration of plants ¹



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Definition of Respirometer

1. spirometer [n -S] - See also: spirometer

Medical Definition of Respirometer

1. 1. An instrument for measuring the extent of the respiratory movements. 2. An instrument for measuring oxygen consumption or carbon dioxide production, usually of an isolated tissue. Origin: L. Respiro, to breathe, + G. Metron, measure (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Respirometer

respiratory tract fistula
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respirometer (current term)
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Literary usage of Respirometer

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1. A Laboratory Course in Plant Physiology by William Francis Ganong (1908)
"With the respirometer determine the respiratory ratio of tissues other than seeds, viz., ... In using the respirometer for this purpose, it is obviously ..."

2. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1907)
"respirometer Respiration is a universal, and the most important, ... The respirometer consists of three parts. First is the stoppered oval chamber for the ..."

3. RREL Hazardous Waste Research Symposium: Abstract Proceedings, 19th Annual (1993)
"The heart of the system is a computerized respirometer that measures biological ... Oxygen use is tracked by the respirometer; incomplete degradation is ..."

4. Pamphlets on Forest Protection (1915)
"Ganong respirometer, the operation of which is explained in the text. The manipulation of this ... In the Ganong respirometer as used in the present ..."

5. Biotechnology for Water Use and Conservation: The Mexico '96 Workshop by OECD Staff, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope, Mexico '96 Workshop, Organisation for Economic Co-operation, Development., Zapata, Francisco BolĂ­var (1997)
"... respirometer Paperworks effluent Treated Untreated EC values determined ... 20 respirometer EC1(1 11.2 14.6 >100 42.3 Note: Results are expressed as a ..."

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