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inertance

[in-ur-tns, ih-nur-] /ɪnˈɜr tns, ɪˈnɜr-/
noun, Acoustics.
1.
the effect of inertia in an acoustic system, an impeding of the transmission of sound through the system.
Also called acoustic inertance, acoustic mass.
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  • inertance was found to carry more of the flow to airways of the lower lobes at higher flow rates.

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