vital capacity

noun

Definition of vital capacity

  1. :  the breathing capacity of the lungs expressed as the number of cubic inches or cubic centimeters of air that can be forcibly exhaled after a full inspiration

1852

First Known Use of vital capacity

1852


Medical Dictionary

vital capacity

noun

Medical Definition of vital capacity

  1. :  the breathing capacity of the lungs expressed as the number of cubic inches or cubic centimeters of air that can be forcibly exhaled after a full inspiration


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