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  • noun The amount of air that can be forcibly expelled from the lungs after breathing in as deeply as possible.

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  • noun biology The maximum volume of air that can be discharged from the lungs following maximum inspiration.

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  • noun the maximum amount of air that can be exhaled after a maximum inhalation (usually tested with a spirometer); used to determine the condition of lung tissue

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  • The maximum volume of air that a person can exhale after maximum inhalation. It can also be the maximum volume of air that a person can inhale after maximum exhalation. (Wikipedia)

    May 29, 2008