Difference between Vital and Total lung capacity


Difference between Vital and Total lung capacity

Distinguish, differentiate, compare and explain what is the main difference between Vital and Total lung capacity. Comparison and Differences.

Difference between Vital and Total lung capacity

S.No. Vital Capacity Total Lung Capacity
1 It is the amount of air which one can inhale and exhale with maximum effort. It is the total amount of air present in the lungs and the respiratory passage after a maximum inspiration.
2 It is the sum of tidal volume, inspiratory reserve volume and expiratory reserve volume (VC = TV + IRV + ERV). It varies from 4 — 4.6 liters in a normal adult person. It is the sum of the vital capacity and the residual volume (TLC = VC + RV). It is from 5100 to 5800 mL.

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