tidal volume


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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Medicine definitions for tidal volume

tidal volume


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

tidal volume

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