The pressure of a gas or vapor in its critical state.
- Increases of surface pressure were recorded for different initial lipid surface pressures to determine the critical pressure of insertion of the peptide into lipids.
- The flow-limited segment of the pressure-flow relationship is used to define the critical pressure as the nasal pressure at which airflow ceases.
- Pharyngeal critical pressure is the pressure below which occlusion and cessation of airflow occurs.
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Syllabification: crit·i·cal pres·sure
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