peak expiratory flow rate


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peak expiratory flow rate

[¦pēk ik‚spī·rə‚tȯr·ē ′flō ‚rāt]
(medicine)
A measurement of the amount of air that leaves the lungs on forced exhalation. Abbreviated PEFR.
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