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.
|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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