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Chapter 14


Tidal volume The small amount of air that moves in and out of our lungs at rest. About 500 ml.
Vital capacity The maximum amount of air that can be moved in and out of the lungs in a single breath.
Inspiratory reserve volume Caused by forced inspiration where more air is inhaled beyond the tidal volume
Expiratory reserve volume Forcing more air out beyond the tidal volume.
Residual volume The air that remains in the alveoli after expiration. Around 1,000 ml.
Primary respiratory center located in the medulla oblonngata of the brain.
Pons Part of the brain stem that regulates automatic rhythmic breathing.
Eupnea The pattern of normal quiet breathing.
Created by: Mr.Klein