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Inspiratory reserve volume

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noun

The maximal volume of additional gas that can be inhaled through forcible inspiration following a normal inspiration.


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The inspiratory reserve volume together with the tidal volume and the functional residual capacity makes up the total lung capacity.


Abbreviation: IRV

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Experatory Reserve Volume vs. Inspiratory Reserve Volume

Your results are wrong. the inspiratory reserve volume and expiratory reserve volume are equal numerical. ~1500 cubic cm.

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by MrMistery
Thu Nov 24, 2005 7:12 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Experatory Reserve Volume vs. Inspiratory Reserve Volume
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Experatory Reserve Volume vs. Inspiratory Reserve Volume

... into a spirometer to test their expiratory and inspiratory reserve volumes. These were calculated by subtracting the tidal volume with ...

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by mike101
Wed Nov 23, 2005 10:49 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Experatory Reserve Volume vs. Inspiratory Reserve Volume
Replies: 1
Views: 3488


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