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Vital capacity

Definition
noun
The volume of gas that can be forced out from the lungs at the end of maximum inhalation.
Supplement
Vital capacity can be determined by getting the sum of inspiratory capacity and the expiratory reserve volume.
Abbreviation: VC
Related form(s):

  • Forced vital capacity

Mentioned in:

  • Spirometer
  • Flarimeter


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