secondary saturation n.
A technique of nitrous oxide anesthesia consisting of an abrupt curtailment of the oxygen in the inhaled mixture to produce deep anesthesia, with oxygen afterwards administered to correct overdosage and relax the muscles.
noun 1. a high school or a school of corresponding grade, ranking between a primary school and a college or university. secondary school noun 1. a school for young people, usually between the ages of 11 and 18
- Secondary sensory nucleus
secondary sensory nucleus n. See terminal nucleus.
noun, Music. 1. a chord formed by superposition of three thirds upon any degree of the scale except the dominant.
noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. any of a number of manifestations, as development of breasts or beard, muscularity, distribution of fat tissue, and change of pitch in voice, specific to each sex and incipient at puberty but not essential to reproduction. secondary sex characteristic Any of the physical traits in a sexually mature animal that are specific […]