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dwell time

the time that something therapeutic or diagnostic remains inside a patient's body. In peritoneal dialysis, the time needed for the dialysis solution to remain in the body for equilibration to be reached on the two sides of the membrane.

dwell time

The length of time a therapeutic substance will be retained in the body.
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The durometers were set to both one and three second dwell time (since the results from these times differ).
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