TITLE

space

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2030
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "space" is presented. It refers to an area, region, or segment. It also means a cavity of the body. Space is the expanse in which the solar system, stars, and galaxies exist outside the Earth's atmosphere. In medical terms, space is the area in the trachea, bronchi, and air passages containing air that does not reach the alveoli during inspiration and is not involved in gas exchange.
ACCESSION #
21246048

 

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