diffusion respiration

n.

A procedure for maintaining oxygenation of the blood during apnea by intratracheal insufflation of oxygen at high flow rates.

Nearby words

  1. diffusion,
  2. diffusion anoxia,
  3. diffusion coefficient,
  4. diffusion hypoxia,
  5. diffusion line,
  6. diffusionism,
  7. diffusive,
  8. diffusivity,
  9. diffusor,
  10. diflorasone diacetate


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