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Medical Term:

Benedict-Roth apparatus

Pronunciation: ben′ĕ-dikt roth


a device employed to measure the amount of oxygen used in quiet breathing in the basal state for the estimation of the basal metabolic rate; the subject rebreathes oxygen through soda lime from a recording spirometer.

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