Definition of pneumotachograph in US English:

pneumotachograph

noun

  • An apparatus for recording the rate of airflow during breathing.

    • ‘In the current study, breathing pattern was measured using a pneumotachograph attached to a T piece while the patient inspired supplemental oxygen.’
    • ‘At the beginning of the study and in the intervals between different settings, each subject breathed spontaneously through the pneumotachograph for about 20 to 25 min, once removed from the ventilator tubing.’
    • ‘Passive, relaxed inflations were recorded using a resuscitator connected to the pneumotachograph.’
    • ‘This newer technique involves use of a pneumotachograph, which measures flow of air continuously on each breath.’
    • ‘An adequate pneumotachograph was connected to the tracheal cannula for the measurements of airflow and changes in lung volume.’
    • ‘Breath-by-breath analysis of VT and respiratory rate acquired using a pneumotachograph was used to calculate minute ventilation.’
    • ‘Airway pressure was measured between the ventilator and the pneumotachograph.’
    • ‘Each subject was seated and asked to mouth breathe through a pneumotachograph for 2 min.’

Pronunciation

pneumotachograph

/ˌn(y)o͞omōˈtakəˌɡraf/