residual lung capacity

residual lung capacity
мед.фраз. остаточный емкость легких

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  • 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

  • residual volume — n the volume of air still remaining in the lungs after the most forcible expiration possible and amounting usu. to 60 to 100 cubic inches (980 to 1640 cubic centimeters) called also residual air compare SUPPLEMENTAL AIR * * * the volume of air… …   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

  • lung — One of a pair of viscera occupying the pulmonary cavities of the thorax, the organs of respiration in which aeration of the blood takes place. In humans, the right l. is slightly larger than the left and is divided into three lobes (an upper, a… …   Medical dictionary

  • lung — n. one of the pair of organs of respiration, situated in the chest cavity on either side of the heart and enclosed by a serous membrane (see pleura). The lungs are fibrous elastic sacs that are expanded and compressed by movements of the rib cage …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Diffusion capacity — Diagnostics MeSH D011653 In biology, diffusion capacity is a measurement of the lung s ability to transfer gases. Oxygen uptake may be limited by diffusion in circumstances of low ambient oxygen or high pul …   Wikipedia

  • Human lung — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = pulmo GraySubject = 240 GrayPage = 1093 Caption = Frontal view of lungs cut open Trachea branches into bronchi Caption2 = Precursor = System = Artery = Vein = Nerve = Lymph = MeshName = Lung MeshNumber =… …   Wikipedia

  • Obstructive lung disease — Classification and external resources MeSH D008173 Obstructive lung disease is a category of respiratory disease characterized by airway obstruction. It is generally characterized by inflamed and easily collapsible airways, obstruction to airflow …   Wikipedia

  • closing capacity — the volume of gas in the lungs at the time the airways close during respiration; the closing volume added to the residual volume, usually expressed as a percentage of total lung capacity …   Medical dictionary

  • Closing capacity — The closing capacity (CC) is the volume in the lungs at which its smallest airways, the alveoli collapse. The alveoli lack supporting cartilage and so depend on other factors to keep them open. The closing capacity is greater than the residual… …   Wikipedia

  • RLC — residual lung capacity …   Medical dictionary


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