end-tidal

adjective
\ˈend-ˌtīd-ᵊl \

Medical Definition of end-tidal 

: of or relating to the last portion of expired tidal air End-tidal carbon dioxide monitors are already being used and are recommended to indicate the adequacy of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the likelihood of a successful resuscitation.— Mickey S. Eisenberg and Terry J. Mengert, The New England Journal of Medicine, 26 Apr. 2001

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