hypoventilation

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hy·po·ven·ti·la·tion

 (hī′pə-vĕn′tl-ā′shən)
n.
Reduced or deficient ventilation of the lungs, resulting in reduced aeration of blood in the lungs and an increased level of carbon dioxide in the blood.

hypoventilation

(ˌhaɪpəʊˌvɛntɪˈleɪʃən)
n
(Medicine) med a deficiency in the amount of air circulating through the lungs resulting in a build up of carbon dioxide
Translations
Hypoventilation

hy·po·ven·ti·la·tion

n. hipoventilación, reducción en la entrada de aire a los pulmones.
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