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2,3-BPG 2,3-bisphosphoglycerate
DRG dorsal respiratory group
ERV expiratory reserve volume
FEF25%–75% forced expiratory flow between 25% and 75% of the forced vital capacity
FEV1 forced expiratory volume in 1 second
FIO2 fractional concentration of inspired oxygen
FRC functional residual capacity
FVC forced vital capacity
HbA adult hemoglobin
HbF fetal hemoglobin
[HCO3]p plasma bicarbonate
HPV hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction
IC inspiratory capacity
IRV inspiratory reserve volume
MPAP mean pulmonary artery pressure
MLAP mean left atrial pressure
MVV maximum voluntary ventilation
MW molecular weight
PBF pulmonary blood flow
PEEP positive end-expiratory pressure
PEF peak expiratory flow
PVR pulmonary vascular resistance
RV residual volume
SVR systemic vascular resistance
TLC total lung capacity
A alveolar ventilation
A/Q̇c or V̇/Q̇ ventilation-perfusion ratio
VC vital capacity
VD/VT ratio of dead space to tidal volume
VRG ventral respiratory group
VT tidal volume
O2 oxygen consumption
CO2 carbon dioxide production

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