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spi·ro·graph

 (spī′rə-grăf′)
n.
An instrument for registering the depth and rapidity of respiratory movements.

spi′ro·graph′ic adj.
spi′ro·graph′i·cal·ly adv.
spi·rog′ra·phy (spī-rŏg′rə-fē) n.

spirograph

(ˈspaɪrəˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf)
n
(Medicine) med an instrument for recording the movements of breathing
ˌspiroˈgraphic adj
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Noun1.spirograph - a measuring instrument for recording the depth and rapidity of breathing movements
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
Translations
spirographe
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Pulmonary function tests - spirographic variables of FVC, [FEV.sub.0.5], [FEV.sub.1] [FEV.sub.3], [FEF.sub.25-75%], [FEF.sub.0.2-1.2%], [FEF.sub.25%],[FEF.sub.50%],[FEF.sub.75%], [FEV.sub.O.5]/FVC, [FEV.sub.1.0]/FVC, and [FEV.sub.3.0]/FVC were measured using a computerized autospirometer (Helios 701: Chandigarh).
Spirographic studies were performed using the MasterScreen Pneumo spirometer (Jaeger, Germany) by existing international guidelines [35].
Thousands of birds moving like some spirographic ballet, in perfect unison, their chattering loud above the traffic.