A rare device for measurement of rates and volumes of air flow into each lung separately, using a double-lumen endobronchial tube. [broncho- + L. spiro, to breathe, + G. metron, measure]

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bron·cho·spi·rom·e·ter (brong″ko-spi-romґə-tər) an instrument used in bronchospirometry.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • bronchospirometry — Use of a bronchospirometer to measure ventilatory function of each lung separately. * * * bron·cho·spi·rom·e·try .bräŋ kō spī räm ə trē n, pl tries independent measurement of the vital capacity of each lung by means of a spirometer in direct… …   Medical dictionary

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