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Lung capacity

Definition noun The volume of gas within the lungs at the end of maximal inspiration. Supplement Abbreviation: ... Read More

Total lung capacity

Definition noun The volume of gas within the lungs at the end of maximal inspiration. Supplement Abbreviation: ... Read More

Functional residual capacity

Definition noun The volume of gas that stays in the lungs at resting expiratory level or at the end of a normal... Read More

Inspiratory reserve volume

Definition noun The maximal volume of additional gas that can be inhaled through forcible inspiration following a normal... Read More

Inspiratory capacity

Definition noun The maximum volume of gas that can be drawn into the lungs after a normal, quiet expiration. Supplement The... Read More

Complementary air

Definition noun The amount of air that can be drawn maximally into the lungs after a normal, quiet... Read More

Residual air

Definition noun The amount of air that remains in the lungs following a maximal expiration. Supplement The residual air that... Read More

Residual volume

Definition noun The volume of gas that remains in the lungs following a maximal expiration. Supplement The residual air that... Read More

Expiratory reserve volume

Definition noun The additional volume of gas exhaled with maximum effort at the end of a normal, quiet... Read More

Complemental air

Definition noun The amount of additional air that can be inhaled through forcible inspiration following a normal... Read More

Vital capacity

Definition noun The volume of gas that can be forced out from the lungs at the end of maximum inhalation. Supplement Vital... Read More

Cancer

Cancer definition In biology, cancer is defined as the malignant growth due to uncontrolled cell division. It is now used... Read More

Tidal volume

Definition noun The volume of gas inhaled or exhaled in each respiratory cycle, during a normal, regular... Read More

Tidal air

Definition noun The amount of air inhaled or exhaled in each respiratory cycle, during a normal, regular... Read More

Supplemental volume

Definition noun The additional volume of air exhaled with maximum effort at the end of a normal, quiet... Read More

Supplemental air

Definition noun The additional volume of air exhaled with maximum effort at the end of a normal, quiet... Read More

Arthropod

Arthropod Definition What is an arthropod? An arthropod is an invertebrate living organism characterized by the presence of... Read More

Degenerative disease

A degenerative disease is defined as a disease characterized by the worsening condition due to the deterioration of the... Read More

Volume

Definition noun (1) A three-dimensional measure of space occupied or displaced by an object, usually expressed in cubic... Read More

Pleiotropy

Pleiotropy Definition When one single gene starts affecting multiple traits of living organisms, this phenomenon is known... Read More