inspiratory reserve volume n.
Abbr. IRV The maximal volume of air that can be inhaled after a normal inspiration. Also called complemental air.
- Inspiratory stridor
inspiratory stridor n. A crowing sound during the inspiratory phase of respiration during general anesthesia due to relaxation of the laryngeal muscles.
[in-spahyuh r] /ɪnˈspaɪər/ verb (used with object), inspired, inspiring. 1. to fill with an animating, quickening, or exalting influence: His courage inspired his followers. 2. to produce or arouse (a feeling, thought, etc.): to inspire confidence in others. 3. to fill or affect with a specified feeling, thought, etc.: to inspire a person with distrust. […]
[in-spahyuh rd] /ɪnˈspaɪərd/ adjective 1. aroused, animated, or imbued with the spirit to do something, by or as if by supernatural or divine influence: an inspired poet. 2. resulting from such : an inspired poem; an inspired plan. 3. inhaled: inspired air. [in-spahyuh r] /ɪnˈspaɪər/ verb (used with object), inspired, inspiring. 1. to fill with […]
- Inspired gas
inspired gas n. A gas that has been inhaled; specifically, an inhaled gas after it has been humidified at body temperature.