dead space

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

dead space

noun

Definition of DEAD SPACE

1
: space in the respiratory system in which air does not undergo significant gaseous exchange—see anatomical dead space, physiological dead space
2
: a space (as that in the chest following excision of a lung) left in the body as the result of a surgical procedure

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