residual air


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re·sid·u·al vol·ume (RV),

the volume of air remaining in the lungs after a maximal expiratory effort.

re·sid·u·al vol·ume

(RV) (rē-zid'yū-ăl vol'yūm)
The volume of air remaining in the lungs after a maximal expiratory effort.
Synonym(s): residual air, residual capacity.
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