apneumatic


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apneumatic

(ap″noo-mat′ik) [ ¹an- + pneumatic]
1. A dated term for free of air, as in a collapsed lung.
2. Pert. to a procedure done in the absence of air.

apneumatic (apnōōmat´ik),

adj free from air; used to describe something accomplished with the exclusion of air, such as an apneumatic operation. (not current)