negative end-expiratory pressure

n.

A subatmospheric pressure that develops at the airway at the end of expiration.

Nearby words

  1. nutrigenetics,
  2. nutrigenomics,
  3. nutrilite,
  4. nutriment,
  5. nutrimental,
  6. nutritional,
  7. nutritionist,
  8. nutritionist's calorie,
  9. nutritious,
  10. nutritiously


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