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Vital capacity (VC) measures the amount of air you can exhale after
inhaling as deeply as possible. It is one of many lung function tests.
Current as of:
August 21, 2015
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Mark A. Rasmus, MD - Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine
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