VITAL CAPACITY

the lungs' ability to retain air, gauged as the maximal volume of air which can be breathed out following maximum inspiration.

VITAL CAPACITY: "Research has shown that regular smoking decreases individual's vital capacity. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "VITAL CAPACITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/vital-capacity/ (accessed May 27, 2020).
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