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1. A parameter that relates to the effectiveness of gas exchange across the alveolar membrane in the lung. Usually given as mL min−1 mmHg−1 of alveolar pressure of CO which has a capillary pressure of zero, being irreversibly bound.

2. A dialysable factor from sensitized T cells that was claimed to be immunostimulatory but seems to be sinking into obscurity, possibly deserved.

Subjects: Medicine and Health — Science and Mathematics.


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