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What is Total Lung Capacity (TLC)?
Total Lung Capacity is the amount of air in the lungs after a maximum (forced) inhalation.
What is vital Capacity?
Vital Capacity is the maximum amount of air that can be exhaled after a maximum inhalation.
What is Inspiratory Capacity (IC)?
Inspiratory Capacity is the maximum amount of air that can be inhaled after a normal (unforced)exhalation.
What is Expiratory Capacity (EC)?
Expiratory Reserve Volume is the maximum amount of air that can be exhaled after a normal (unforced) inhalation.
What is Tidal Volume (TV)?
Tidal volume is the volume of air either inspired or expired during a normal ventilation cycle.
What is Inspiratory Reserve Volume (IRV)?
Inspiratory reserve volume is the amount of air that can be forcefully inhaled after normal inhalation.
What is Expiratory Reserve Volume (ERV)?
Expiratory Reserve Volume is the amount of air that can be forcefully expired after a normal expiration.
What is Functional Residual Capacity (FRC)?
Functional Residual Capacity is the amount of air left in the lungs after a normal (unforced) exhalation.
What is residual volume?
Residual volume is the amount of air left in the lungs after a maximum (forced) exhalation.