TITLE

pulmonary function test

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1816
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "pulmonary function test" is presented. It refers to one of many different tests used to determine the condition of the respiratory system. Measures of expiratory flow and lung volumes and capacities are obtained by the test and offers a measure of the amount of air that can be maximally exhaled following a maximum inspiration.
ACCESSION #
21242890

 

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