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Pulmonary ventilation



(1) The process at which the air enters or leaves, between the lungs and the ambient air

(2) The rate of ventilation, typically expressed in liters per minute


Pulmonary ventilation may be measured through respiratory inductance plethysmography, which is a method measuring the movement of the chest and abdominal walls using a spirometer or breathing tube.


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