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TV
Tidal Volume - 500 ml -the amount of air inhaled and exhaled in one respiratory cycle under normal conditions.
IRV
Inspiratory Reserve Volume - the amount of air that can be forcefully inhaled after a normal TV inhalation.
ERV
Expiratory Reserve Volume - amount of air that can be forcefully exhaled after a normal TV exhalation.
RV
Residual Volume - amount of air left in the lungs after maximal exhalation.
VC
Vital Capacity - the total amount of exchangable air.
(TV+IRV+ERV)
IC
Inspiratory Capacity - maximum amount of air that can be inhaled after a normal expiration.
FRC
Functional Residual Capacity - amount of air remaining in the lungs after a normal expiration.
(RV+ERV)
TLC
Total Lung Capacity - maximum amount of air the lungs can hold
(VC+RV)
RR
Respiratory Rate - amount of normal repiratory cycles (inhalation and exhalation) that occur in one minute (60 seconds). Typically 12-20 reps/min
MRV
Minute Respiratory Volume - amount of air inhaled in one minute under normal resting conditions
MVV or MBC
Maximum Voluntary Ventilation or Maximum Breathing Capacity - the maximum amount of airinhaled n one minute during physical activity.
Forced Vital Capacity
amount of air exhaled when a deep breath is taken then forcefully exhaled as much as possible.
FEV
Forced Expiratory Volume - amount of air expelled during specific time intervals of the FVC
FEV1, FEV2, FEV3
amount of air echaled during the first, second, third etc seond, repectively, of the FVC (Percentage)
Base
Any number above 7
Acid
Any number 7 or below
1 foot
12 inches
1 L
1000 ml
1 inch
2.54cm
C
F - 32/1.8
F
1.8(C)+ 32