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physical, mental, financial, or legal power to perform

the ability or power to seize or attain

Synonyms for capacity

capability to perform or produce

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the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment

the amount that can be contained

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the maximum production possible

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a specified function

(computer science) the amount of information (in bytes) that can be stored on a disk drive

an electrical phenomenon whereby an electric charge is stored

the power to learn or retain knowledge

tolerance for alcohol

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The investigators examined the relationship among radiographic interstitial lung abnormalities, total lung capacity, and emphysema in a cohort of 2,416 smokers who had been recruited for an ongoing study of COPD being conducted at 21 clinical centers.
1]/FVC ratio and lower total lung capacity in COPD patients without diagnosed OSA could serve as a signal to clinicians to evaluate a patient for OSA, the researchers noted.
Pulmonary Functions: Mean values of total lung capacity (TLC), forced vital capacity (FVC) forced residual capacity (FRC), residual volume (RV) and RV/ TLC were normal or near normal (Table I).
These declines occur linearly with age, starting between ages 20 to 30, while residual volume (the amount that cannot be exhaled) increases and the total lung capacity remains unchanged.
The two groups did not differ significantly in the amount of hemoglobin in the blood or measures of lung function such as forced expiratory volume in 1 second, total lung capacity, or diffusion capacity for carbon dioxide.
At full inspiration, the greatest amount of air that can be held in the lung is known as the total lung capacity.
Smoking reduces total lung capacity already diminished by SCI and restricts the amount of oxygen in the bloodstream used to nourish tissues and power muscles.
The primary endpoint was measured using the Residual Volume to Total Lung Capacity Ratio (RV/TLC).
Changes in residual volume relative to vital capacity and total lung capacity after arthrodesis of the spine in patients who have adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.
Pulmonary function testing was performed in accordance with the American Thoracic Society and European Respiratory Society standards and included the following parameters: Percent of predicted normal forced vital capacity (FVC%Pred), percent of predicted normal forced expiratory volume in 1 s (FEV1%Pred), FEV1/FVC%Pred ratio, percent of predicted normal total lung capacity (TLC%Pred), and percent of predicted normal diffusing capacity of the lung for carbon monoxide (DLCO%Pred).
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