respirometer


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respirometer

[‚res·pə′räm· əd·ər]
(engineering)
An instrument for studying respiration.
A diver's helmet containing a compressed air supply for replenishing oxygen used by the diver.
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The feces produced in the respirometer chambers were eliminated and the mucus adhered to the inside was refrigerated after being collected quantitatively every two hours using a silicone spatula.
"We can get respirometry from a single fruit fly," said Fuller proudly as he stood before the stack of equipment that makes up the respirometer.
Composting of dewatered wastewater sludge with various ratios of pruning waste used as a bulking agent and monitored by respirometer. Biosyst.
ISO (2012) 'ISO 17556-Plastics-determination of the ultimate aerobic biodegradability in soil by measuring the oxygen demand in a respirometer or amount of carbon dioxide evolved.' (ISO: Geneva)
Note the simultaneous respirometer trace and bi-atrial dilatation.
The FVC measured with a Wright's respirometer were 1.2 and 0.8 L, respectively; tidal volume was 7-10 ml/kg, and spontaneous respiratory rate was from 10 to 15 in both.
The grant also paid for a swim tunnel respirometer, which assesses the metabolic activity of a fish to determine toxic reaction following exposure to nanoparticles.
''We'd just completed collecting a sea cucumber for the respirometer and were getting Nereus ready to head to the underwater elevator,'' Mr Kostel said.
Reused respiratory accessories, including the breathing systems used for anesthesia, respirometer, resuscitation bag, nebulizer and test lung, should be properly cleansed and decontaminated after each use.
Lo, "A luminescence-based scanning respirometer for heavy metal toxicity monitoring," Biosensors and Bioelectronics, vol.
An underwater respirometer and programmable data logger for in situ energy budget studies.
Another possible way to measure manually the C[O.sub.2] produced during the biodegradation of polymers is by the use of a Bartha respirometer, which was originally developed for determining the biodegradation of pollutants in soil (40-43).