TITLE

washout, nitrogen

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2342
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "washout, nitrogen" is presented. It refers to the removal of nitrogen from the body. This is achieved either by inhaling 100% oxygen or a mixture of oxygen and helium. It is a measure of total lung capacity.
ACCESSION #
21251142

 

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