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TRANSPULMONARY PRESSURE

The difference between the pressure of the respired gas at the mouth and the pleural pressure near the lungs, measured when the airway is open; thus, it includes not only the transmural pressure of the lung but also any drop in pressure along the tracheobronchial wood during flow.
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