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anatomic snuffbox, anatomical snuffbox
A small, cup-like depression on the back of the hand at the base of the thumb near the wrist formed by the three tendons reaching toward the thumb and index finger as the thumb is turned toward the palm and then spread back out as the wrist is turned back and forth.
anatomical dead space
The portions of the respiratory tract within the trachea, bronchi, and air passages containing air that does not reach the alveoli (tiny, thin-walled, capillary-rich sacs in the lungs where the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide takes place) during breathing.
The amount of dead space is increased by certain lung disorders; such as, emphysema.