positive pressure

noun

Medical Definition of positive pressure

: pressure that is greater than atmospheric pressure mechanical ventilation of the lungs using positive pressure

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“Positive pressure.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/positive%20pressure. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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