residual air


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residual air

[rə′zij·ə·wəl ′er]
(physiology)
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Once the general thermal stability of the refrigerant alone is established, it is then subjected to a wide range of materials and potential systems containments, like residual air, water and processing chemicals.
It can also happen that residual air pressure inside the bottle pushes the center of the bottom out when the mold opens, even though this is a rather rare occurrence.
Another study reported that the persistence of the post-operative subdural cavity is a risk factor for reaccumulation of the hematoma and the presence of postoperative residual air prevents reduction of the cavity20.
This leaves the residual air that has passed through the separation process with appropriate enhanced levels of O2 content.
"We see a decrease in the amount of air a person can blow out over one second, increase in overall volume of the lung, increase in residual air left in the lungs after exhalation, and decrease in the ability to transfer oxygen across the lung." Dr.