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Lung Compliance

Introduction: Lung Compliance

Description of Lung Compliance

Lung Compliance: The capability of the LUNGS to distend under pressure as measured by pulmonary volume change per unit pressure change. While not a complete description of the pressure-volume properties of the lung, it is nevertheless useful in practice as a measure of the comparative stiffness of the lung. (From Best & Taylor's Physiological Basis of Medical Practice, 12th ed, p562).
Source: MeSH 2007

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Hierarchical classifications of Lung Compliance

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