What does V/Q mean in Physiology?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand V/Q in the Medical field in general and in the Physiology terminology in particular.

Ventilation-Perfusion ratio

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What does V/Q mean?

Ventilation-Perfusion Ratio
The ratio of alveolar ventilation to simultaneous alveolar capillary blood flow in any part of the lung. (Stedman, 25th ed)

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