expiratory vital capacity


expiratory vital capacity
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  • Vital capacity — is the maximum volume of air that a person can exhale after maximum inhalation.It can also be the maximum volume of air that a person can inhale after maximum exhalation. A person s vital capacity can be measured by a spirometer which can be a… …   Wikipedia

  • vital capacity — n the breathing capacity of the lungs expressed as the number of cubic inches or cubic centimeters of air that can be forcibly exhaled after a full inspiration * * * the maximum volume of air that a person can exhale afer maximum inhalation. It… …   Medical dictionary

  • capacity — 1. The potential cubic contents of a cavity or receptacle. 2. Power to do. SEE ALSO: volume. [L. capax, able to contain; fr. capio, to take] buffer c. the amount of hydrogen ion (or hydroxyl ion) required to bring about a specific pH change in a… …   Medical dictionary

  • forced expiratory flow — (FEF) the rate of airflow recorded in measurements of forced vital capacity, usually calculated as an average flow over a given portion of the expiratory curve; the portion between 25 and 75 per cent of forced vital capacity is called the maximal …   Medical dictionary

  • total lung capacity — (TLC) the volume of gas contained in the lungs at the end of a maximal inhalation. See illustration. Diagram of lung volumes and capacities: ERV, expiratory reserve volume; FRC, functional residual capacity; FVC, forced vital capacity; IC,… …   Medical dictionary

  • maximum expiratory flow — the rate of airflow during a forced vital capacity maneuver, often specified at a given volume; see also forced expiratory f. Called also maximal expiratory f …   Medical dictionary

  • forced expiratory volume — the fraction of the forced vital capacity that is exhaled in a specific number of seconds; abbreviated FEV, with a subscript telling how many seconds the measurement lasted. See also forced expiratory flow, under flow …   Medical dictionary

  • forced expiratory volume — the volume of air exhaled in a given period (usually limited to 1 second in tests of vital capacity). FEV is reduced in patients with obstructive airways disease and diminished lung volume …   Medical dictionary

  • peak expiratory flow rate — (PEFR) the rate at which a person can expel air from the lungs: a reliable measure of lung reserves in tests of vital capacity …   Medical dictionary

  • forced expiratory volume — FEV the volume of air exhaled in a given period (usually limited to 1 second in tests of vital capacity). FEV is reduced in patients with obstructive airways disease and diminished lung volume …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • maximal expiratory flow–volume curve — a curve generated during forced exhalation from total lung capacity to residual volume by plotting maximal expiratory flow against the corresponding lung volumes; it can also be constructed from a series of isovolume pressure flow curves at… …   Medical dictionary

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