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Medical Term:

alveolar ventilation


Definition: the volume of gas expired from the alveoli to the outside of the body per minute; calculated as the respiratory frequency (f) multiplied by the difference between tidal volume and the dead space (VT - VD); units: ml/min BTPS.

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