Breathing & Respiratory Volumes - Part B

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Volume in addition to tidal volume that leaves the lungs during forced expiration.
expiratory reserve volume
volume of air remaining in the lungs following exhalation of the tidal volume.
functional residual capacity
maximum volume a person can inhale following exhalation of the tidal volume.
inspiratory capacity
volume in addition to tidal volume that enters lungs during forced inspiration.
inspiratory reserve volume
volume that remains in lungs after the most forceful expiration.
residual volume
volume that enters or leaves the lungs during a respiratory cycle
tidal volume
vital capacity plus residual volume
total lung capacity
maximum volume a person can exhale after taking the deepest possible breath
vital capacity