Lung volumes and capacities

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Tidal Volume
The total amount of air moved in and out of the lungs in a cycle of breathing
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inspiratory reserve volume
The amount of air that can be inspired above and over maximum inspiration
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Expiratory reserve volume
Amount of air expired during maximal expiration
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Vital capacity
The total amount of air that could be moved in and out of the lungs
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Functional residual volume
The amount of air left in the alveoli after a cycle of quiet breathing
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Residual volume
the amount of air left in the lung after forced expiration
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Total Lung Capacity
The total amount of air the lungs can hole
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Alveolar Ventillation
The amount of air moved in and out of the alveoli per minute. TV-Anatomical dead space X respiratory rate
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The amount of air that can be inspired above and over maximum inspiration

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inspiratory reserve volume

Card 3

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Amount of air expired during maximal expiration

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Card 4

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The total amount of air that could be moved in and out of the lungs

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Card 5

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The amount of air left in the alveoli after a cycle of quiet breathing

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