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tidal air

tidal air in Medicine

tidal air n.
See tidal volume.

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  • In a "long" breath, we take in about 100 cubic inches in addition to the tidal air.

    A Civic Biology George William Hunter
  • The quantity of air taken in with a single inspiration in quiet breathing (tidal air) is about 20-30 cubic inches.

tidal air in Science
tidal air
See tidal volume.
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