physiological dead space

noun

Medical Definition of physiological dead space

: the total dead space in the entire respiratory system including the alveoli — compare anatomical dead space

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“Physiological dead space.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/physiological%20dead%20space. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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