The amount of air in the lungs at which the flow from the lower sections of the lungs becomes severely reduced or halts altogether during expiration.
Supposedly vs. SupposablyHave you ever heard someone use the word supposably and wondered what they meant? Maybe it’s a synonym for supposedly? Or a mistake? Supposedly and supposably are often confused, perhaps most famously by Joey from Friends. Both of these words come from the English word suppose, which is a combination of sup- (a variant of sub- meaning “slightly,” “imperfectly,” “nearly”) and pose meaning “to assert, …
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