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alveolar ventilation


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The volume of air entering the alveoli for gaseous exchange. It is usually expressed as volume per minute and is given by the following equation: alveolar ventilation = (tidal volume − anatomical dead space) × respiratory frequency.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.


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