tidal volume

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tidal volume
 
n
1.  the volume of water associated with a rising tide
2.  physiol the amount of air passing into and out of the lungs during normal breathing

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Medical Dictionary

tidal volume n.
The volume of air inspired or expired in a single breath during regular breathing. Also called tidal air.

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tidal volume  
The volume of air inhaled and exhaled with each breath. Also called tidal air.
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