Lung Volumes Definitions

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Tidal Volume
The volume of air that is breated in and out in one breath.
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Vital Capacity
the very greatest volume of air you can move into and out of your lungs wit one breath.
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Expiratory Reserve Volume
Extra air breathed out when you take a very deep breath
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Inspiratory Reserve Volume
Extra air you breathe in when you take a very deep breath
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Breathing Rate
the number of breaths taken per minute
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Ventilation Rate
total volume of air breathed in or out in one minute
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the very greatest volume of air you can move into and out of your lungs wit one breath.

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Vital Capacity

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Extra air breathed out when you take a very deep breath

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Extra air you breathe in when you take a very deep breath

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the number of breaths taken per minute

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