Functional Residual Capacity
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The volume of air remaining in the LUNGS at the end of a normal, quiet expiration. It is the sum of the RESIDUAL VOLUME and the EXPIRATORY RESERVE VOLUME. Common abbreviation is FRC.
|Functional Residual Capacity
- Functional Residual Capacity
- Capacities, Functional Residual
- Capacity, Functional Residual
- Functional Residual Capacities
- Residual Capacities, Functional
- Residual Capacity, Functional
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Effect of lung volume reduction surgery on diaphragmatic neuromechanical coupling at 2 years. Chest. 2004 Jun; 125(6):2188-95.
Oropharyngeal deglutition in stable COPD. Chest. 2002 Feb; 121(2):361-9.
Effect of resting smooth muscle length on contractile response in resistance airways. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1987 Feb; 62(2):711-7.
Lung inflation during high-frequency ventilation. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1984 Feb; 129(2):333-6.