spiroscope etymology

English word spiroscope comes from Latin spirare, English -scope

Detailed word origin of spiroscope

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
spirare Latin (lat)
-scope English (eng) Used to make terms denoting an instrument used for viewing or examination.
spiroscope English (eng) (physiology) A wet meter used to determine the breathing capacity of the lungs.

Words with the same origin as spiroscope

Descendants of spirare
Descendants of -scope
Teslascope angioscope antroscope bioscope chromascope cymoscope embryoscope endoscope finderscope fluoroscopically hydroscope hypnoscope kaleidoscope laryngoscope leucoscope nightscope oscilloscope periscope pharyngoscope polemoscope pseudoscope spectroscope spectroscopic binary thermoscopic