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conductance

 [kon-duk´tans]
ability to conduct or transmit, as electricity or other energy or material.
airway conductance in studies of respiration, an expression of the amount of air reaching the alveoli per unit of time per unit of pressure, the reciprocal of airway resistance.
social conductance interaction appropriate to one's environment, making use of manners, respect for personal space, eye contact, gestures, active listening, and self expression; a performance component of occupational therapy.

con·duc·tance (G),

(kon-dŭk'tants),
1. A measure of conductivity; the ratio of the current flowing through a conductor to the difference in potential between the ends of the conductor; the conductance of a circuit is the reciprocal of its resistance.
2. The ease with which a fluid or gas enters and flows through a conduit, air passage, or respiratory tract; the flow per unit pressure difference.

conductance

/con·duc·tance/ (kon-duk´tans) the capacity for conducting or ability to convey. Symbol G.
airway conductance  the reciprocal of airway resistance; the airflow divided by the mouth-to-alveoli pressure difference.

con·duc·tance

(kŏn-dŭk'tăns)
1. A measure of conductivity; the ratio of the current flowing through a conductor to the difference in potential between the ends of the conductor; the conductance of a circuit is the reciprocal of its resistance.
2. The ease with which a fluid or gas enters and flows through a conduit, air passage, or respiratory tract; the flow per unit pressure difference.

conductance

  1. the measure of the ability of a conductor to carry a current, measured in siemens (S) (reciprocal of the ohm [Ω]).
  2. the ability of heat to flow by conduction across an object under a temperature gradient.

conductance

ability to conduct or transmit, as electricity or other energy or material; in studies of respiration, an expression of the amount of air reaching the alveoli per unit of time per unit of pressure, the reciprocal of resistance.
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Mayhew TM, Manwani R, Ohadike C, Wijesekara J, Baker PN (2007) The placenta in pre-eclampsia and intrauterine growth restriction: studies on exchange surface areas, diffusion distances and villous membrane diffusive conductances.
2] diffusive conductance which match the growing fetal mass (Mayhew, 2006).
2] involves passive diffusion and is determined partly by the physical dimensions (surface areas and effective diffusion distances) of the intervascular barrier and can be expressed as a total conductance (Mayhew et al.
Morphometric assessment of the oxygen diffusive conductance in placentae from pregnancies complicated by intra-uterine growth restriction.
This conductance becomes the equivalent with which to replace Ci in the original circuit, where nodes are separated by a length of one lattice unit.
The conductance value for both components are known.
It can be seen from the plot that the conductance values decrease as we go from equal volume fractions of the two kinds of conducting particles to nine times the volume of the lower conducting particle, the total conducting volume being held fixed in both cases for a given average conductance/volume fraction pair.
The conductance difference between the node pair in considering all arms but one is Cn[prime] and Cn in the two representations.
Here Cm is the conductance of aluminum particles and its value is 35.