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An instrument for measuring the degree and nature of respiration.

res′pi·ro·met′ric (-rō-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
res′pi·rom′e·try n.


of or relating to respirometers or respirometry
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t] is the change in the oxygen content in the respirometric chambers before and after the test, [C.
The effect of biodegradation on the blends of different concentrations was evaluated by weight loss tests and the effect of prior photodegradation on the biodegradation of the different materials was evaluated measuring the carbon dioxide formed as the product of biodegradation process by Bartha respirometric tests.
The ability of bacterial consortium to mineralise 1,4 dioxane was studied by the respirometric experiments.
As the kinetic parameters and short-term oxygen demands are functions of the compound undergoing biodegradation and the composition of the microbial community performing the degradation [11, 23], the respirometric method grants the possibility to assess the potential of activated sludge to oxidize different compounds and predict the rate of their removal in the treatment plant.
This research was designed to measure the metabolic rates of adult and larva stages of Tenebrio molitor using a direct respirometric technique.