Static Lung Compliance

Computerized Tomography

A means of growing microorganisms.

Medium that contains nutrients for the growth or maintenance of microorganisms. There are many types of culture media which contain different nutrients depending on the needs of the organism to be grown or the specific traits sought by the laboratory for identification/isolation. Media may be in either solid or liquid form.

Dome (apex) of the lung.

Cerebrovascular Accident

Central Venous Catheter

Central Venous Pressure

Hollowed or rounded inward like the inside of a bowl or the inner surface of a sphere.

An articular prominence of a bone — used chiefly of such as occur in pairs resembling a pair of knuckles (as those of the occipital bone for articulation with the atlas, those at the distal end of the humerus and femur, and those of the lower jaw).