lung capacity

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Vital capacity
The largest volume of air moved in and out of the lungs in one breath.
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Inspiratory reserve
How much more air can be inspired over and above the amount that is breathed in a tidal volume breath.
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Dead space
The air in the lungs where no gas exchange occurs between the air and the blood.
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Residual volume
Volume of air that always remains in the lungs.
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Tidal volume
Volume of air moved in and out of the lungs with each breath when at rest.
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Expiratory reserve
How much more air can be expired over and above the amount that is breathed in a tidal volume breath.
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Inspiratory reserve

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How much more air can be inspired over and above the amount that is breathed in a tidal volume breath.

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Dead space

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Residual volume

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Card 5

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Tidal volume

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