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Vital Capacity (VC)

Vital capacity (VC) measures the amount of air you can exhale after inhaling as deeply as possible. It is one of many lung function tests.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Mark A. Rasmus, MD - Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine
Current as of April 25, 2013

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Last Updated: April 25, 2013
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