Flashcards in 204 lung volumes and capacities Deck (8)
Normal amount of air breathed in and out
Volume left in the lungs after air is exhaled as completely as possible
Expiratory reserve volume
Exhaling and then exhaling again.
Inspiratory reserve volume
Inhale normally, then without exhaling, continue to fill up lungs as much as possible.
Total lung capacity
Sum of all volumes
Total amount that can be exhaled after a maximal Inhalation
Functional residual capacity
Air left in lung after a normal exhalation