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pneumatic

1. of or concerned with air, gases, or wind
2. (of a machine or device) operated by compressed air or by a vacuum
3. containing compressed air
4. Theol
a. of or relating to the soul or spirit
b. of or relating to the Holy Ghost or other spiritual beings
5. (of the bones of birds) containing air spaces which reduce their weight as an adaptation to flying
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pneumatic

[nu̇′mad·ik]
(engineering)
Pertaining to or operated by air or other gas.
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Pneumatic tube systems are available to transport clinical specimens drugs radiographs and laboratory reports more rapidly and safely than manual transport by hospital workers.1 However the transport method may affect the quality of samples.2 Rapid transport of blood samples in pneumatic tube systems may cause red blood cell breakdown (hemolysis) and may affect blood test results.34 Hemolysis of blood samples may necessitate repeated phlebotomy and may cause inaccuracy and delays in completing laboratory tests that are needed for clinical decision-making.5
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