Search
Descriptor English: Total Lung Capacity
Descriptor Spanish: Capacidad Pulmonar Total
Descriptor Portuguese: Capacidade Pulmonar Total
Descriptor French: Capacité pulmonaire totale
Entry term(s): Capacities, Total Lung
Capacity, Total Lung
Lung Capacities, Total
Lung Capacity, Total
Total Lung Capacities
Tree number(s): E01.370.386.700.485.750
G09.772.850
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014109
Scope note: The volume of air contained in the lungs at the end of a maximal inspiration. It is the equivalent to each of the following sums: VITAL CAPACITY plus RESIDUAL VOLUME; INSPIRATORY CAPACITY plus FUNCTIONAL RESIDUAL CAPACITY; TIDAL VOLUME plus INSPIRATORY RESERVE VOLUME plus functional residual capacity; or tidal volume plus inspiratory reserve volume plus EXPIRATORY RESERVE VOLUME plus residual volume.
Annotation: usually NIM
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under LUNG VOLUME MEASUREMENTS 1975-90
History Note: 91(75); was see under LUNG VOLUME MEASUREMENTS 1975-90
Entry Version: TOTAL LUNG CAPAC
DeCS ID: 27867
Unique ID: D014109
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/12/12
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Total Lung Capacity - Preferred
Concept UI M0021716
Scope note The volume of air contained in the lungs at the end of a maximal inspiration. It is the equivalent to each of the following sums: VITAL CAPACITY plus RESIDUAL VOLUME; INSPIRATORY CAPACITY plus FUNCTIONAL RESIDUAL CAPACITY; TIDAL VOLUME plus INSPIRATORY RESERVE VOLUME plus functional residual capacity; or tidal volume plus inspiratory reserve volume plus EXPIRATORY RESERVE VOLUME plus residual volume.
Preferred term Total Lung Capacity
Entry term(s) Capacities, Total Lung
Capacity, Total Lung
Lung Capacities, Total
Lung Capacity, Total
Total Lung Capacities



We want your feedback on the new DeCS / MeSH website

We invite you to complete a survey that will take no more than 3 minutes.


Go to survey