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inspiratory reserve volume (IRV)

air that can still be breathed in after normal inspiration

tidal volume (TV)

normal respiration

expiratory reserve volume (ERV)

air that can still be breathed out after normal expiration

residual volume (RV)

air in lung after maximal expiration, cant be measured on spirometry

inspiratory capacity (IC)


functional residual capacity (FRC)

RV+ERV (volume in lungs after normal expiration)

vital capacity (VC)

TV+IRV+ERV (max volume of gas that can be expired after a max inspiration)

total lung capacity (TLC)

IRV+TV+ERV+RV volume of gas present in lungs after max inspiration