inspiratory reserve volume


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inspiratory reserve volume

[in′spī·rə‚tȯr·ē ri¦zərv ‚väl·yəm]
(physiology)
The amount of air that can be inhaled by forcible inspiration after completion of a normal inspiration.
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Inspiratory reserve volume (I.R.V) also showed an increase in the mean value.
Lung function parameters (Forced Vital capacity, FVC; Tidal volume, TV; Inspiratory vital capacity, IVC; Inspiratory reserve volume, IRV; Expiratory reserve volume, ERV; forced expiratory volume in first second, [FEV.sub.1]; Peak Expiratory flow rate, PEFR; Maximum Expiratory Flow rate, MEFR) were recorded on Spirometer.
Lung function parameters (Forced Vital capacity, FVC; Tidal volume, TV; Inspiratory vital capacity, IVC; Inspiratory reserve volume, IRV; Expiratory reserve volume, ERV; forced expiratory volume in first second, FEV1; Peak Expiratory flow rate, PEF; Maximum Expiratory Flow rate, MEF) were recorded on Spirometer.

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