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BREATH, med. juris. The air expelled from the chest at each expiration.
     2. Breathing, though a usual sign of life, is not conclusive that a child was wholly born alive, as breathing may take place before the whole delivery of the mother is complete. 5 Carr. & Payn, 329; S. C. 24 E. C. L. R. 344. Vide Birth; Life; Infanticide.

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When the exhaled warm and moisturised air passes over the surface of the nasal mucosa that has been cooled by the cold air on its way into the lungs, it condenses, just as it does if you blow exhaled air towards the colder surface of a window pane or a mirror.
Figure 4 shows that when there is no downward plane jet between the two breathing thermal manikins, the exhaled air from the source manikin can easily approach the breathing zone of the target manikin.
Oksala said however, exhaled air is a problematic sample material since it requires good cooperation and technique from the patient and immediate analysis, while urine is simple to attain and store, and is therefore more feasible in clinical practice.
2006) in a two-bed hospital ward showed that the exhaled air could penetrate a longer distance horizontally under DV.
Pooled samples from 6 healthy individuals were collected in the first session, for a 3000-L total volume of exhaled air.
The detection of vapor in exhaled air may also provide clues about adverse health conditions.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Malaria mosquitoes utilize CO2 from exhaled air to localize humans from afar.
By spirometric testing, one measures the inhaled and exhaled air volume, in a certain time lapse.
One irksome issue needs noting: There is an entire page extolling the wonder of CCRs (closed-circuit rebreather units), which recycle a diver's exhaled air so that bubbles are not released into the water.
This has been the paradox of asthma diagnosis and management among medical personnel for decades, but recently it has become possible to assess airway inflammation by a simple noninvasive measurement to determine the amount of fractional concentration of exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) in the exhaled air of an asthmatic patient.
A puff of exhaled air could give an early warning of lung disease by changing a liquid into a gel, according to Anne McNeil and colleagues from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.