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Respiratory volumes

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Expiratory reserve volume
Volume of air in addition to tidal volume that leaves the lungs during forced expiration
Functional residual capacity
Volume of air remaining in the lungs following exhalation of the tidal volume
ERV + RV
Inspiratory capacity
Maximum volume of air a person can inhale following exhalation of the tidal volume
IRV + TV
Inspiratory reserve volume
Volume of air in addition to tidal volume that enters lungs during forced inspiration
Residual volume
Volume of air that remains in lungs after the most forceful expiration
Tidal volume
Volume of air that enters or leaves lungs during a respiratory cycle
Total lung capacity
Vital capacity plus residual volume
IRV + TV + ERV + RV
Vital capacity
Maximum volume of air a person can exhale after taking the deepest possible breath
IRV + TV + ERV