Breathalyzer

Breathalyzer
Nombre comercial de un aparato que analiza el aire espirado. Habitualmente, se utiliza para determinar los niveles de alcohol en sangre, basándose en la relación entre alcohol en la respiración y en la sangre circulante que atraviesa los pulmones.

Diccionario Mosby - Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999.


Diccionario médico. 2013.

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  • breathalyzer — Breath·a·ly·zer / bre thə ˌlī zər/ trademark used for a device that is used to determine the alcohol content of a breath sample Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. breathalyzer …   Law dictionary

  • breathalyzer — reathalyzer n. [a Trademark.] a device that measures alcohol content of a person s breath. Syn: breathalyser, breath analyzer. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • breathalyzer — 1960, from BREATH (Cf. breath) + (an)alyzer; an earlier name for it was drunkometer (1934) …   Etymology dictionary

  • breathalyzer — (Amer.) breath·a·lyz·er || breθəlaɪzÉ™ n. device used by police to test a motorist s breath for alcohol and determine if he/she is intoxicated (also breathalyser) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Breathalyzer — ☆ Breathalyzer [breth′ə lī΄zər ] [breath (an)alyzer] trademark for a device that tests exhaled breath to indicate the amount of alcohol in the body or blood n. [b ] such a device …   English World dictionary

  • Breathalyzer — A breathalyzer is a (breath analyser) device for estimating blood alcohol content (BAC) from a breath sample. Breathalyzer is the brand name of a series of models made by one manufacturer of these instruments (originally Smith and Wesson, later… …   Wikipedia

  • breathalyzer — UK [ˈbreθəˌlaɪzə(r)] / US [ˈbreθəˌlaɪzər] noun [countable] Word forms breathalyzer : singular breathalyzer plural breathalyzers a piece of equipment used by the police for checking how much alcohol a driver has drunk. The driver blows into a… …   English dictionary

  • Breathalyzer™ — noun Breathalyzer™ is used before these nouns: ↑test …   Collocations dictionary

  • Breathalyzer — [[t]bre̱θəlaɪzə(r)[/t]] Breathalyzers N COUNT A Breathalyzer is a bag or electronic device that the police use to test whether a driver has drunk too much alcohol. [TRADEMARK] (in BRIT, also use Breathalyser) …   English dictionary

  • Breathalyzer — trademark used for a device that is used to determine the alcohol content of a breath sample …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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