tidal air

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How to use tidal air in a sentence

  • The quantity of air taken in with a single inspiration in quiet breathing (tidal air) is about 20-30 cubic inches.

  • The air thus passing into and out of the lungs is called tidal air.

    A Practical Physiology | Albert F. Blaisdell
  • In a "long" breath, we take in about 100 cubic inches in addition to the tidal air.

    A Civic Biology | George William Hunter