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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.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerMark A. Rasmus, MD - Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine
Last RevisedApril 25, 2013

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