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Respiration

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FRC is: (LQ)



A Dead space volume

B Volume of air present after normal expiration

C Volume of air present after forceful expiration

D Residual volume

Ans. B Volume of air present after normal expiration

FUNCTIONAL RESIDUAL CAPACITY (FRC Q) is defined as the volume of gas in the lungs at the end of a normal expiration. During this phase the lungs are partially inflated, so their elastic recoil exerts a force tending to empty the lungs.

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