residual air


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residual air

[rə′zij·ə·wəl ′er]
(physiology)
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Studies on the operative factors affecting the reduction of chronic subdural hematoma, with special reference to the residual air in the hematoma cavity].
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.
When melt enters the cavity, it pushes residual air through the gas injector back into the gas pressure-control module.
Plus, the low operating pressure means that residual air can hold a great deal, making the air cleaning process more effective.