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dead space

n 1  :  space in the respiratory system in which air does not undergo significant gaseous exchange - see ANATOMICAL DEAD SPACE PHYSIOLOGICAL DEAD SPACE   2  :  a space (as that in the chest following excision of a lung) left in the body as the result of a surgical procedure .
 
 

 
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