Translation of expiration in Spanish:


espiración, n.

Pronunciation /ˌɛkspəˈreɪʃ(ə)n//ˌɛkspɪˈreɪʃ(ə)n/


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    espiración feminine
    • Static lung compliance was measured by an interrupter technique during a relaxed expiration from total lung capacity.
    • Ranging from full inspiration to full expiration, lung densities more than double.
    • Examiners compared observed systolic pressure between inspiration and expiration, and subtracted the two values.
    • It is generally held that during breathing at rest expiration is a mainly ‘passive’ process, although some activity in expiratory muscles may maintain the outflow of air.
    • When listening to normal respiration, inspiration composes approximately one-third of the respiratory cycle and expiration the remaining two-thirds.
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