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Wright respirometer

Pronunciation: rit

Definition: an inferential meter that measures tidal and minute volume from the number of revolutions of a vane rotated by the gas stream as the latter passes through ten tangential slots in a cylindric stator ring to turn a flat two-bladed rotor; also called a Wright spirometer.

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