circle absorption anesthesia


Inhalation anesthesia in which a circuit with carbon dioxide absorbent is used for the complete or partial rebreathing of exhaled gases.

Nearby words

  1. circe,
  2. circinate,
  3. circinate retinopathy,
  4. circinus,
  5. circle,
  6. circle graph,
  7. circle jerk,
  8. circle of confusion,
  9. circle of convergence,
  10. circle of curvature

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