closing volume

n.

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.

Nearby words

  1. closing costs,
  2. closing error,
  3. closing price,
  4. closing snap,
  5. closing time,
  6. clostridia,
  7. clostridial,
  8. clostridium,
  9. clostridium bifermentans,
  10. clostridium botulinum


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