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1

Volume of air inspired and expired with normal breath

Tidal volume

2

Volume of gas left in lung after normal expiration; stabilizes alveoli

Residual volume

3

Maximal air that can be expired after a maximal inspiratory effort

Vital capacity

4

Volume of air left in lungs after normal expiration

functional residual capacity

5

Volume of air forcibly exhaled per unit time

forced expiratory flow rate

6

Highest rate of flow sustained for 10msec or more at which air can be expelled from the lungs

peak expiratory flow rate