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air:
a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of; "air pollution"; "a smell of chemicals in the air"; "open a window and let in some air"; "I need some fresh air"
  • air travel: travel via aircraft; "air travel involves too much waiting in airports"; "if you've time to spare go by air"
  • the region above the ground; "her hand stopped in mid air"; "he threw the ball into the air"
  • air out: expose to fresh air; "aerate your old sneakers"
  • medium for radio and television broadcasting; "the program was on the air from 9 til midnight"; "the president used the airwaves to take his message to the people"
  • breeze: a slight wind (usually refreshing); "the breeze was cooled by the lake"; "as he waited he could feel the air on his neck"
  • be broadcast; "This show will air Saturdays at 2 P.M."
  • broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television; "We cannot air this X-rated song"
  • a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing; "an air of mystery"; "the house had a neglected air"; "an atmosphere of defeat pervaded the candidate's headquarters"; "the place had an aura of romance"
  • publicize: make public; "She aired her opinions on welfare"
  • atmosphere: the mass of air surrounding the Earth; "there was great heat as the comet entered the atmosphere"; "it was exposed to the air"
  • tune: a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence; "she was humming an air from Beethoven"
  • expose to warm or heated air, so as to dry; "Air linen"
  • once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
  • vent: expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen; "air the old winter clothes"; "air out the smoke-filled rooms"
  • air(a): relating to or characteristic of or occurring in the air; "air war"; "air safety"; "air travel"
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  • air cell:
    alveolus: a tiny sac for holding air in the lungs; formed by the terminal dilation of tiny air passageways
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    air compressor:
    a compressor that takes in air at atmospheric pressure and delivers it at a higher pressure
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    air embolism:
    obstruction of the circulatory system caused by an air bubble as, e.g., accidentally during surgery or hypodermic injection or as a complication from scuba diving
  • decompression sickness: pain resulting from rapid change in pressure
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  • air pollution:
    pollution of the atmosphere; "air pollution reduced the visibility"
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    bilevel positive airway pressure:
    Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure (or BiPAP) is a method of respiratory ventilation used primarily in the treatment of sleep apnea and various lung diseases. Unlike Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP), BiPAP uses an electronic circuit to monitor the patient's breathing, and provides two different pressures, a higher one during inhalation and a lower pressure during exhalation. ...
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    continuous positive airway pressure:
    air or oxygen delivered under a small amount of pressure. chronic lung disease (Also called CLD or bronchopulmonary dysplasia.) - a term for long-term respiratory problems in premature babies that results from lung injury from treatments with mechanical ventilators and oxygen. cytomegalovirus (CMV) - a virus related to the herpes virus group of infections.
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    continuous positive airway pressure:
    A machine used to enhance oxygenation and treat obstructive sleep apnea.
    Link: www.iacpr.net/services/glossary_terms.php
    bilevel positive airway pressure:
    an air compressor that blows a higher pressure for inhaling and a lower pressure for exhaling. BiLevel CPAP’s are generally used for apnea patients who can not tolerate high constant air pressure with CPAP.
    Link: www.sleepcompliance.com/html/glossary.htm
    continuous positive airway pressure:
    a type of therapy used to effectively treat obstructive sleep apnea in which an air compressor forces air through the nose and into the airway by way of a light mask worn over the nose during sleep.
    Link: www.sleepcompliance.com/html/glossary.htm
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    MeSH(Medical Subject Headings) Match-Search (http://www.nlm.nih.gov) Results: 5       Page: 1
    Air:
    The mixture of gases present in the earth's atmosphere consisting of oxygen, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, and small amounts of other gases.
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    Air Abrasion, Dental:
    A technique using a pneumatic, high-pressure stream of aluminum oxide to remove DENTAL ENAMEL; DENTIN; and restorative materials from teeth. In contrast to using DENTAL HIGH-SPEED EQUIPMENT, this method usually requires no dental anesthesia (ANESTHESIA, DENTAL) and reduces risks of tooth chipping and microfracturing. It is used primarily for routine DENTAL CAVITY PREPARATION.
    Synonyms: Abrasion, Dental Air, Abrasions, Dental Air, Air Abrasions, Dental, Dental Air Abrasions
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    Air Ambulances:
    Fixed-wing aircraft or helicopters equipped for air transport of patients.
    Synonyms: Emergency Helicopters, Air Ambulance, Ambulance, Air, Ambulance, Helicopter, Ambulances, Helicopter, Emergency Helicopter, Helicopter Ambulance, Helicopter, Emergency, Helicopters, Emergency
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    Air Bags:
    Automotive safety devices consisting of a bag designed to inflate upon collision and prevent passengers from pitching forward. (American Heritage Dictionary, 1982)
    Synonyms: Airbags, Air Bag, Airbag, Bag, Air, Bags, Air
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    Air Conditioning:
    The maintenance of certain aspects of the environment within a defined space to facilitate the function of that space; aspects controlled include air temperature and motion, radiant heat level, moisture, and concentration of pollutants such as dust, microorganisms, and gases. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
    Synonyms: Air Conditionings, Air Revitalizations, Climate Controls, Conditioning, Air, Conditionings, Air, Control, Climate, Controls, Climate, Revitalization, Air, Revitalizations, Air
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    Particulate Matter:
    Particles of any solid substance, generally under 30 microns in size, often noted as PM30. There is special concern with PM1 which can get down to PULMONARY ALVEOLI and induce MACROPHAGE ACTIVATION and PHAGOCYTOSIS leading to FOREIGN BODY REACTION and LUNG DISEASES.
    Synonyms: Air Pollutants, Particulate,Airborne Particulate Matter,Ambient Particulate Matter,Particulate Air Pollutants,Particulate Matter, Airborne,Particulate Matter, Ambient,Pollutants, Particulate Air

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    Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive:
    A disease of chronic diffuse irreversible airflow obstruction. Subcategories of COPD include CHRONIC BRONCHITIS and PULMONARY EMPHYSEMA.
    Synonyms: Airflow Obstructions, Chronic,Chronic Airflow Obstructions

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    Pulmonary Ventilation:
    The total volume of gas, inspired or expired, measured in liters per minute.
    Synonyms: Airflow, Respiratory,Test, Ventilation,Tests, Ventilation,Ventilation Test

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    Pneumocephalus:
    Presence of air or gas within the intracranial cavity (e.g., epidural space, subdural space, intracerebral, etc.) which may result from traumatic injuries, fistulous tract formation, erosions of the skull from NEOPLASMS or infection, NEUROSURGICAL PROCEDURES, and other conditions.
    Synonyms: Cranial Airocele,Pneumocephalus, Epidural,Pneumocephalus, Traumatic,Pressure Pneumocephalus,Airocele, Cranial,Airoceles, Cranial,Cranial Airoceles,Cranial Pneumocysts,Epidural Pneumocephalus,Gas, Intracranial,Pneumocephalus, Pressure

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    Continuous Positive Airway Pressure:
    A technique of respiratory therapy, in either spontaneously breathing or mechanically ventilated patients, in which airway pressure is maintained above atmospheric pressure throughout the respiratory cycle by pressurization of the ventilatory circuit. (On-Line Medical Dictionary [Internet]. Newcastle upon Tyne(UK): The University Dept. of Medical Oncology: The CancerWEB Project; c1997-2003 [cited 2003 Apr 17]. Available from: http://cancerweb.ncl.ac.uk/omd/)
    Synonyms: APRV Ventilation Mode,CPAP Ventilation,Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure,nCPAP Ventilation,APRV Ventilation Modes,Ventilation Mode, APRV,Ventilation Modes, APRV,Ventilation, CPAP,Ventilation, nCPAP

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    AIR:

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    air:

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    air cells:

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    air cells of auditory tube:

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    air hunger:

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    Flynn-Aird syndrome:

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    anatomic airway:

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    conducting airway:

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    continuous positive airway pressure:

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    lower airway:

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    air:

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    air ambulances:

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    air bags:

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    air bladder:

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    air bronchogram:

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    Flynn-Aird syndrome:

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    anatomical airway:

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    conducting airway:

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    lower airway:

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    air:

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    air bends:

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    air cell:

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    air embolism:

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    air hunger:

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    oropharyngeal airway:

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    upper airway:

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    Air bag:

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    Air travel with diabetes:

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    Air-conditioner lung:

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    Airway:

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    Airway obstruction:

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    Choking (object in airway):

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    Foreign body airway obstruction:

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    Obstruction, airway:

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    Airway obstruction - acute upper:

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    Acute upper airway obstruction:

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    Biopsy - upper airway:

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    Blocked airway:

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    Chronic obstructive airway disease:

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    Continuous positive airway pressure:

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    Emergency airway puncture:

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    Emergency airway puncture:

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    Obstructed airway:

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    Upper airway biopsy:

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    Air Pollution:

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    Airsickness:

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    Air Cleaner Misc:

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    Air Cleaners Misc:

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    Air Warming Mask Misc:

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    Air-Dri Breathables Plus Pad Misc:

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    Air-Tabs GG Oral:

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    Administration Set with Airway Misc:

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    AIR:

     
    amino-imidazole ribonucleotide; average impairment rating
     

    AIRA:

     
    anti-insulin receptor antibody
     

    AIRE:

     
    Acute Infarction Ramipril Efficacy [trial]
     

    AIRF:

     
    alterations in respiratory function
     

    AIRS:

     
    Amphetamine Interview Rating Scale
     

             
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    COAL:

     
    chronic obstructive airflow limitation
     

    AABCC:

     
    alertness (consciousness), airway, breathing, circulation, cervical spine
     

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    AIR:

     
    5-Aminoimidazole ribonucleotide
     

    AIR:

     
    Acute insulin response
     

    AIR:

     
    air
     

    AIRE:

     
    autoimmune regulator
     

    AIRg:

     
    Acute insulin response to glucose
     

             
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    CAL:

     
    Chronic airflow limitation
     

    CAO:

     
    Chronic Airflow Obstruction
     

    AEC:

     
    Airway epithelial cell
     

    AH:

     
    airway hyper-responsiveness
     

    AHR:

     
    Airway hyperreactivity
     

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    Journal Abbreviations(Pubmed/Entrez) Search Results: 5       Page: 1

    JrId: 22668
    JournalTitle: Air & space Smithsonian.
    MedAbbr: Air Space
    ISSN: 0886-2257
    ESSN:
    IsoAbbr:
    NlmId: 100971579

    JrId: 347
    JournalTitle: Air and water pollution.
    MedAbbr: Air Water Pollut
    ISSN: 0568-3408
    ESSN:
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    NlmId: 101051

    JrId: 22539
    JournalTitle: Air line pilot.
    MedAbbr: Air Line Pilot
    ISSN: 0002-242X
    ESSN:
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    NlmId: 100971297

    JrId: 2434
    JournalTitle: Air medical journal.
    MedAbbr: Air Med J
    ISSN: 1067-991X
    ESSN:
    IsoAbbr: Air Med. J.
    NlmId: 9312325

    JrId: 30462
    JournalTitle: Air University review (United States edition)
    MedAbbr: Air Univ Rev (US ed)
    ISSN: 0002-2594
    ESSN:
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    NlmId: 9879327

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    J66.-: Airway disease due to specific organic dust
    J66.8: Airway disease due to other specific organic dusts
    J67.7: Air-conditioner and humidifier lung
             
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    V95.-: Accident to powered aircraft causing injury to occupant
    V95.2: Accident to other private fixed-wing aircraft, injuring occupant
    V95.3: Accident to commercial fixed-wing aircraft, injuring occupant
    V95.8: Other aircraft accidents injuring occupant
    V95.9: Unspecified aircraft accident injuring occupant
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    WordNet English Dictionary Similar-Search Results: 20       Page: 1
    air: travel via aircraft
    air: a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing
    air: medium for radio and television broadcasting
    air: a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
    air: the region above the ground
    air: a slight wind (usually refreshing)
    air: a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing
    air: (archaic) once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
    air: expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
    air: expose to warm or heated air, so as to dry
    air: make public
    air: broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television
    air: be broadcast
    air: expose to fresh air, as of old clothing
    air: relating to or characteristic of or occurring in the air
    air: an attack by armed planes on a surface target
    air: a safety restraint in an automobile
    air: a base for military aircraft
    air: an air-filled sac near the spinal column in many fishes that helps maintain buoyancy
    air: a bubble of air
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