exhalation


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exhalation

[‚eks·ə′lā·shən]
(geophysics)
The process by which radioactive gases escape from the surface layers of soil or loose rock, where they are formed by decay of radioactive salts.
(physiology)
The giving off or sending forth in the form of vapor; expiration.
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"A" corresponds to the peak exhalation, "B" is at the transition from exhalation to inhalation, "C" is at peak inhalation, and "D" is at the transition from inhalation to exhalation, as denoted by the breathing profile in each figure.
Airway resistance (Raw), through the lung's airways, is generally the result of the molecular friction as the air molecules travel in and out of the lung with either forced exhalations or through normal breathing.
Some instructors teach students to say "sa" as they inhale and "ha" as they exhale or hum like a bee or say "Om" (the sound of the universe) during exhalation. The objective is to completely ignore external sounds and thought and "park" the mind somewhere else.
What makes Exhalation particularly brilliant is that not one of the stories feels like it's designed to be thought-provoking in a stilted, academic way.
Sauter said that there is no accepted reason why humans, alone among primates, laugh only on exhalation. One possibility, she said, is that it is a result of the vocal control humans develop as they learn to speak.
As mentioned above, our new flow meter implemented into the device allowed the measurement of the exhalation breath rate (VE), which was used to calculate the oxygen consumption rate (V[O.sub.2]), carbon dioxide production rate (VC[O.sub.2]), and RMR through the following equations:
NAVIGATE 1 and NAVIGATE 2 were designed to test the efficacy and safety of Xhance versus an exhalation delivery system (EDS) with placebo in adults with nasal polyposis and moderate-to-severe nasal congestion/obstruction.
The radon and thoron exhalation studies were done by using the enclosed sample method as explained by Petropoulos et al.
It's only as we grow older and tired that we begin to consider trading in some portion of our feral hope for something else that's easier to carry, and we softly sigh as wonder leaves our lungs like an exhalation and quietly commend ourselves for putting away childish things.
The diaphragm is passive during exhalation; i.e., you cannot "support with the diaphragm" in an active way during exhalation.
don't know that particular exhalation, and I think of you
PEPtherapy enforces a resistance to exhalation at the mouth while the airway vibration technology transmits movements upstream during exhalation so that airway walls may become free from mucus.