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- n. An electrical property that is the inverse of capacitance.
- n. A measurement of the tendency of the lung, urinary bladder, gallbladder or other cavity to recoil inwards. Opposite of compliance.
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- n. the reciprocal of capacitance
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The pulmonary function abnormalities included decreased static compliance as well as increased conducting airway resistance, tissue damping, and elastance.
Tissue damping (G) and tissue elastance (H) were significantly increased in all groups after 30 min of ventilation (P