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maximum breathing capacity

n.

The volume of gas that can be breathed in 15 seconds when a person breathes as deeply and quickly as possible.maximum voluntary ventilation

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myel-, myelapoplexy, myelatelia, myelemia, myelencephalon, maximum breathing capacity, myelin sheath, myelinated, myelinated fiber, myelination, myeline
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