tidal volume


noun

the volume of water associated with a rising tide
physiol the amount of air passing into and out of the lungs during normal breathing

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Medical definitions for tidal volume

tidal volume

n.

The volume of air inspired or expired in a single breath during regular breathing.tidal air
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Scientific definitions for tidal volume

tidal volume

The volume of air inhaled and exhaled with each breath. Also called tidal air
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