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pulmonary volumes

pumonary volumes
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tidal volume
is the normal amount of air moved in or out of the lungs during a normal breath
expiratory reserve volume
is the amount of air that can exhaled after a normal respiration
inspiratory reserve volume
is the amount of air that can be inhaled after a normal inspiration
residual volume
is the amount of air left in the lungs after a maximal expiration
functional residual volume
is the amount of air lef tin the lungs after a normal expiration
sum of
1. residual volume
2. expiratory reserve volume
vital capacity
is the amount of air that can be maximally expired after a maximal inspiration
Sum of
1. inspiratory reserve volum
2. tidal volume
3. expiratory reserve volume
total lung capacity
is the maximum amount of air that the lungs can hold
Sum of
1. inspiratory reserve volume
2. tidal volume
3. expiratory reserve volume
4. residual volume
alveolar ventilation
the volume of inspired air that reaches (ventilates) the alveoli
Tidal volume less anatomical dead space.