forced expiratory time

n.

The time taken to expire a given volume during measurement of forced vital capacity.

Nearby words

  1. forced,
  2. forced alimentation,
  3. forced beat,
  4. forced development,
  5. forced expiratory flow,
  6. forced expiratory volume,
  7. forced feeding,
  8. forced march,
  9. forced perspective,
  10. forced sale


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