closed anesthesia

[ klōzd ]

n.

Inhalation anesthesia in which there is complete rebreathing of all exhaled gases, except for carbon dioxide, which is removed by the anesthetic apparatus.

Nearby words

  1. close-reefed,
  2. close-stool,
  3. close-up,
  4. closeable,
  5. closed,
  6. closed book,
  7. closed book, a,
  8. closed chain,
  9. closed chain compound,
  10. closed chest massage


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