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pneu·mo·tach·o·graph

 (no͞o′mə-tăk′ə-grăf′, nyo͞o′-) or pneu·mo·tach·y·graph (-tabreve;k′ē-)
n.
An apparatus for recording the rate of airflow to and from the lungs.

[pneumo- + Greek takhos, speed + -graph.]

pneu′mo·tach′o·graph′ic adj.
pneu′mo·ta·chog′ra·phy (-tə-kŏg′rə-fē) n.
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