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a length of line folded over and joined at the ends so as to form a curve or circle

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a group of athletic teams that play each other

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fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines

anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)

(computer science) a single execution of a set of instructions that are to be repeated

an inner circle of advisors (especially under President Reagan)

the basic pattern of the human fingerprint

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a computer program that performs a series of instructions repeatedly until some specified condition is satisfied

the topology of a network whose components are serially connected in such a way that the last component is connected to the first component

an intrauterine device in the shape of a loop

a complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a signal circulates

move in loops

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make a loop in

fly loops, perform a loop

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wind around something in coils or loops

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fasten or join with a loop

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However, after having performed and monitored flow-volume loops for lung transplant patients for 25 years, I have observed that even a 5 percent change in FEF25-75 can indicate beginning OB with associated lung transplant rejection.
Flow-volume loop showed a limited flow during both inspiration and expiration with flattening of both inspiratory and expiratory components, suggesting a fixed airway obstruction.
In the helium iso-flow maneuver, after the patient has taken in the three large breaths of heliox, the flow-volume loop is recorded.
The inspiratory volume per second calculated from a flow-volume loop quantifies an eventual laryngeal obstruction during inspiration and permits followup after treatment.
It is a wonder that by just glancing at a flow-volume loop, for example, without regarding the numbers, we can ascertain so much information about a patient's lung function: restriction versus obstruction and degree, response to bronchodilator, fixed versus variable extra thoracic airway obstruction, patient effort and consistency, indication of sleep apnea, indication of lung rejection, and lung hyper reactivity.
Documentation of upper airway obstruction in unilateral vocal cord paralysis: Flow-volume loop studies in 43 subjects.
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