Rebreathing volume | definition of rebreathing volume by Medical dictionary
re·breath·ing vol·ume (rē-brēth'ing vol'yūm)
The volume of exhaled gas reinhaled on inspiration as a result of the presence of a breathing apparatus; this volume is also referred to as instrument dead space.
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If the predicted rebreathing volume
led to a smaller or larger rise than desired, the volume of the rebreathing segment was adjusted.