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capacity

 [kah-pas´ĭ-te]
the power to hold, retain, or contain, or the ability to absorb; usually expressed numerically as the measure of such ability.
closing capacity (CC) the volume of gas in the lungs at the time of airway closure, the sum of the closing volume and the residual volume. See also closing volume.
decreased intracranial adaptive capacity a nursing diagnosis accepted by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as the state in which intracranial fluid dynamic mechanisms that normally compensate for increases in intracranial volumes are compromised, resulting in repeated disproportionate increases in intracranial pressure in response to a variety of noxious and nonnoxious stimuli.
diffusing capacity see diffusing capacity.
forced vital capacity the maximal volume of gas that can be exhaled from full inhalation by exhaling as forcefully and rapidly as possible. See also pulmonary function tests.
functional residual capacity the amount of gas remaining at the end of normal quiet respiration.
heat capacity the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of a specific quantity of a substance by one degree Celsius.
inspiratory capacity the volume of gas that can be taken into the lungs in a full inhalation, starting from the resting inspiratory position; equal to the tidal volume plus the inspiratory reserve volume.
maximal breathing capacity maximum voluntary ventilation.
thermal capacity heat capacity.
total lung capacity the amount of gas contained in the lung at the end of a maximal inhalation.
 Subdivisions of total lung capacity: TLC, total lung capacity; V, tidal volume; IC, inspiratory capacity; FRC, functional residual capacity; ERV, expiratory reserve volume; VC, vital capacity; RV, residual volume. From Dorland's, 2000.
virus neutralizing capacity the ability of a serum to inhibit the infectivity of a virus.
vital capacity (VC) see vital capacity.

FVC

Abbreviation for forced vital capacity.

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FVC

Abbreviation for forced vital capacity.

FVC

Abbrev. for FORCED VITAL CAPACITY.

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But making a demand of that nature would have required the board to table the Tuesday vote and District 301 superintendent Todd Stirn pointed out that doing so could cause the FVC to withdraw the invitation.
In this study, we observed that the percentage of ALS patients displaying fib-psw in the RA was considerably greater in patients exhibiting a lower FVC value or dyspnea than patients exhibiting a higher FVC value or no dyspnea, respectively.
Table 1: PFT parameters in subgroups of T2DM with duration Duration of DM years (Mean [+ or -] SD) PFT parameters <5yrs 5-10 yrs FVC 3.
Pursuing an interval aerobic exercise or physical activity which could help in achieving efficient lung function especially FVC is an essential preventive strategy in this busy age when prevalence of sedentary life style is increasing and so are the associated lifestyle disorders.
The data also show a significant negative correlation between the duration of niqab use and the FVC and FEV1 values.
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Three factors predicted lung complaints regardless of what other lung risk factors a person might have: current or former smoking, higher viral load, and lower FEV1/ FVC (Figure).
The primary end point was change in percent predicted FVC from baseline to week 72.
Forced vital capacity (FVC) is the test most commonly used to qualify ALS patients for NIPPV; however, some research suggests FVC may not be the best tool to measure early respiratory insufficiency in all patients with ALS.