Sentence Examples

  • During the test, the child exhales and the spirometer measures the airflow, comparing lung capacity to the normal range for the child's age and race.
  • Spirometry-A test using an instrument called a spirometer that measures how much and how fast the air is moving in and out of a patient's lungs.
  • If the diagnosis is still in doubt, the patient can inhale a suspect allergen while using a spirometer to detect airway narrowing.
  • The patient places a clip over the nose and breathes through the mouth into a tube connected to a machine called a spirometer.
  • The spirometer is similar to the peak flow meter that patients use to keep track of asthma severity at home.