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Tidal Volume
volume inspired or expired with each normal breath. 500mL
Inspiratory reserve volume
volume that can be inspired above the normal tidal volume. 3000mL
Expiratory reserve volume
volume that can be forcefully expired after a normal tidal expiration. 1100mL
Residual volume
volume remaining in the lungs after the most forcefull expiration. 1200mL
inspiratory capacity (what plus what?)
volume that can be inspired from FRC. 3500mL TV + IRV
vital capacity
maximum volume that can be expired following maximum filling of the lungs. 4600mL
Total lung capacity (what plus what?)
maximum volume to which the lungs can be expanded. 5800mL. VC + RV
Functional residual capacity
volume of air in the lung at exuilibrium positionwhere the inward elastic recoil forces of the lungs exactly equals the outward elastic recoiled forces of the chest wall. 2300mL -4mmHg
Thoracic Independent volume
if removed the lungs from corpse, the volume would be independent. 70% TLC. 4060mL
Minute respiratory volume
total amount of new air moved into the respiratory system each minute. TV x rate
Minute alveolar ventilation
rate wat which new air reaches the gas exchange areas of the lungs. (TV-ADS) x R
Anatomical Dead Space