Definition of Pulmonary reserve

1. Noun. The additional volume of air that the lungs can inhale and exhale when breathing to the limit of capacity in times of stress.

Generic synonyms: Reserve



Lexicographical Neighbors of Pulmonary Reserve

pulmonary
pulmonary alveolus
pulmonary anthrax
pulmonary arteries
pulmonary artery
pulmonary circulation
pulmonary congestion
pulmonary edema
pulmonary embolism
pulmonary embolisms
pulmonary emphysema
pulmonary function test
pulmonary oedema
pulmonary pleura
pulmonary plexis
pulmonary reserve (current term)
pulmonary stenosis
pulmonary toilet
pulmonary trunk
pulmonary tuberculosis
pulmonary valve
pulmonary vein
pulmonate
pulmonates
pulmones
pulmonic
pulmonic sounds
pulmonics
pulmoniferous
pulmonological

Literary usage of Pulmonary reserve

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Harvey Lectures by Harvey Society of New York, New York Academy of Medicine (1918)
"In normal persons, as has been seen, the " pulmonary reserve" is great, ... A decrease of the "pulmonary reserve" results, and even moderate exertion causes ..."

2. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"Generally in such cases pulmonary reserve is more encroached upon than cardiac reserve although eventually death from heart failure may end the story. ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1919)
"... that the "pulmonary reserve," that is, the relation between the minute volume of ah" breathed at rest and the highest minute volume which the patient is ..."

4. General Medicine (1920)
"Peabody has shown that the "pulmonary reserve, ' ' that is, the relation between the minute volume of air breathed at rest and the highest minute volume ..."

5. Acute Pain Management: Operative Or Medical Procedures and Trauma Clinical by Daniel B. Carr, Ada K. Jacox (1997)
"They contribute to postoperative morbidity through a variety of mechanisms, such as decreased pulmonary reserve. Drains and chest tubes can cause intense ..."

6. A Text book of alkaloidal practice by William Francis Waugh, Wallace C. Abbott (1907)
"Unusual exertion quickly demonstrates the absence of a pulmonary reserve. Inspection shows the thorax flat above, intercostal spaces wide, clavicular spaces ..."

7. The Diseases of the Respiratory Organs, Acute and Chronic: Arranged in Two Parts by William Francis Waugh (1901)
"Unusual exertion quickly demonstrates the absence of a pulmonary reserve. Inspection shows the thorax flat above, intercostal spaces wide, clavicular spaces ..."

8. Air Quality Criteria for Oxides of Nitrogenby Dennis J. Kotchmar by Dennis J. Kotchmar (1996)
"A major concern with COPD patients is the absence of an adequate pulmonary reserve. Any alteration in lung function in these patients can potentially cause ..."

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