airtrapping

air·trap·ping

(ār-trap'ing),
Slow or incomplete emptying of gas from all or part of a lung on expiration; implies obstruction of regional airways or emphysema.

air·trap·ping

(ār'trap-ing)
Slow or incomplete emptying of air from all or part of a lung on expiration; implies obstruction of regional airways or emphysema.

air·trap·ping

(ār'trap-ing)
Slow or incomplete emptying of gas from all or part of a lung on expiration; implies obstruction of regional airways or emphysema.
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In significant airtrapping the diaphragm is pushed down and flattened instead of being in its normal concave position.
If infants are tachypnoeic the expiratory gas flow time is too short for alveolar emptying, leading to airtrapping.
Peribronchial interstitial oedema causes external bronchial compression and airtrapping.