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Warburg apparatus

Pronunciation: vahr′bŭrg

Definition: a device for gauging the oxygen consumption and carbon dioxide production of incubated tissue slices by manometric measurement of changes in gas pressure produced by oxygen absorption in an enclosed flask.

Synonym(s): Barcroft-Warburg apparatus

[Otto H. Warburg]

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