constant positive pressure breathing

n.

Inhalation and exhalation of respiratory gases that are under a small constant positive pressure relative to the ambient pressure.

Nearby words

  1. constant de rebecque, henri benjamin,
  2. constant dollar,
  3. constant dollars,
  4. constant of gravitation,
  5. constant of integration,
  6. constant region,
  7. constant, benjamin,
  8. constant-velocity joint,
  9. constantan,
  10. constantia


The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.