FORCED EXPIRATORY VOLUME
\fˈɔːst ɛkspˈɜːɹətəɹˌi vˈɒljuːm], \fˈɔːst ɛkspˈɜːɹətəɹˌi vˈɒljuːm], \f_ˈɔː_s_t ɛ_k_s_p_ˈɜː_ɹ_ə_t_ə_ɹ_ˌi v_ˈɒ_l_j_uː_m]\
Definitions of FORCED EXPIRATORY VOLUME
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Measure of the maximum amount of air during a forced vital capacity determination that can be expelled in a given number of seconds. It is usually given as FEV followed by a subscript indicating the number of seconds over which the measurement is made, although it is sometimes given as a percentage of forced vital capacity.
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