acapnia


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a·cap·ni·a

 (ā-kăp′nē-ə)
n.
A condition marked by an unusually low concentration of carbon dioxide in the blood and tissues.

[New Latin, from Latin acapnus, without smoke (which contains carbon dioxide), from Greek akapnos : a-, not; see a-1 + kapnos, smoke.]

acapnia

(eɪˈkæpnɪə; əˈkæpnɪə)
n
the state of lacking carbon dioxide in the blood
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acapnia - a state in which the level of carbon dioxide in the blood is lower than normalacapnia - a state in which the level of carbon dioxide in the blood is lower than normal; can result from deep or rapid breathing
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
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a·cap·ni·a

n. acapnia, estado producido por una disminución de ácido carbónico en la sangre.
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Another factor that has been implicated in death is the impairment of the medullary respiratory center by acapnia or hypersensitivity of the carotid sinus pressure receptors.