Key words for AS biology- Breathing and spirometry

Some of the key words you need to know about breathing and spirometry :) good luck ***

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The volume of air in the lungs at maximum
Total lung capacity
inflation
The maximum volume of air that a person
Vital capacity
can exhale after a maximum inhalation
The volume of air moved in and out of the
Tidal volume
lungs when breathing at rest
Maximum inspiration The sum of tidal volume and inspiratory
(inspiratory capacity) capacity
Maximum expiration The sum of tidal volume and expiratory
(Expiratory capacity) capacity
The volume of air remaining in the lungs
Residual volume
after a maximum exhalation
Expiratory reserve The maximum volume of air that can be
volume exhaled after normal exhalation
Inspiratory reserve The maximum volume of additional air that
volume can be inhaled after a normal inhalation.
Key words for AS biology- Breathing and spirometry

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