How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"spiro" is from "spirare" (breathe) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "breathing" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|The accuracy of the spirogram in detecting or excluding airway obstruction based on airflow limitation was assessed in 200 subjects.|
|How do you interpret spirometry readings?|