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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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Nineteen professionals were evaluated as smokers by the measurement of carbon monoxide in the exhaled air (02 assistants, 14 technicians and 03 nurses).
O'Neill, "Volatile organic compounds in exhaled air from patients with lung cancer," Clinical Chemistry, vol.
(2) time from administration of [sup.13]C methacetin to obtaining the peak elimination of [sup.13]C[O.sub.2] in the exhaled air (time to peak, TTP), which reflects the kinetics of the process [6].
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.
Against this background, a new exhaled air analysis method is to be developed that overcomes the previous operating limits and can be used in routine situations.
A significantly higher eosinophilia in peripheral blood (p=0.015), IgE in total serum (p = 0.000) and the concentration of the nitric oxide in exhaled air (p = 0.000) were observed among patients with a confirmed diagnosis of asthma.
Temperature and humidity of exhaled air or body temperature of the subjects likely interfere with these operations.
When exhaled air blows through them, they vibrate or "flutter" to produce sounds.
(2006) in a two-bed hospital ward showed that the exhaled air could penetrate a longer distance horizontally under DV.