Definition of microrespirometer in US English:

microrespirometer

noun

Biology Medicine
  • A device used to measure the respiration of microscopic organs or organisms, or which measures respiration on a microscopic scale.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From micro- + respirometer, after German Mikrorespirometer.

Pronunciation

microrespirometer

/ˌmʌɪkrə(ʊ)ˌrɛspɪˈrɒmɪtə/