Example sentences for: displacement

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  • The trachea was cannulated with a 16 g intravenous catheter (Angiocath; Becton Dickinson, Sandy, Utah), an airtight seal was established, and the lung was inflated to a distending pressure of 25 cmH 2 O. This volume (at the total lung capacity) was then measured by water displacement.

  • Sanchez-Tranquilino has analyzed the displacement of graffiti by murals in Chicano communities and finds that murals can be an extension of the barrio calligraphy rather than an attempt to control gang vandalism, as is sometimes assumed.

  • We determined H 2 O displacement lung volumes at total lung capacity (25 cmH 2 O airway pressure) as the simplest measure to document the hyperexpansion characteristic of emphysema in the elastase-treated animals.

  • While the absolute sensitivity to fiber displacement may be underestimated for the mechanoreceptors recorded in this study, the above results do provide important quantification of the sensitivity of intercostal mechanoreceptors to changes in the functional displacement of the intercostal space.

  • Thus, H 2 O displacement lung volumes were increased by 35% in emphysematous animals over controls.

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