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closed circuit spirometry


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A method of indirect calorimetry. The subject inhales via a face mask from a container filled with oxygen. Expired air goes back to the container via soda lime, which absorbs carbon dioxide. Changes in the volume of oxygen in the container are recorded as the volume of oxygen consumed. Compare open-circuit spirometry.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.


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