a measure of duration. See under adjectives for specific times, such as bleeding time
AEC minimal response time the shortest duration at which x-ray exposure can be terminated by automatic exposure control.
atrioventricular sequential time a fixed nonprogrammable interval that extends from the atrial stimulus to the ventricular stimulus.
the time required for a standardized wound to stop bleeding; used as a test for platelet disorders; see also bleeding time
circulation time the time required for blood to flow between two given points; see also circulation time.
) the time required for blood to clot in a glass tube; see also clotting
cold ischemia time the time between the placement of a traumatically amputated body part in ice and the time of surgical replantation.
inertia time the time required to overcome the inertia of a muscle after reception of a stimulus.
ischemia time the total time between traumatic amputation of a limb or portion of a limb and its surgical reimplantation; it is the sum of warm and cold ischemia times.
minimal response time in radiology, the shortest possible exposure time for an x-ray film to be exposed automatically.
real time a term used to describe a recording device that shows events simultaneously to their occurrence.
the time required for plasma fibrinogen to form thrombin; see also thrombin time
warm ischemia time the time interval between traumatic amputation of a limb or part and its placement on ice.
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