hyperventilation

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hy·per·ven·ti·la·tion

 (hī′pər-vĕn′tl-ā′shən)
n.
Abnormally fast or deep respiration, which results in the loss of carbon dioxide from the blood, thereby causing a fall in blood pressure, tingling of the extremities, and sometimes fainting.
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hyperventilation

(ˌhaɪpəˌvɛntɪˈleɪʃən)
n
(Pathology) an increase in the depth, duration, and rate of breathing, sometimes resulting in cramp and dizziness
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hy•per•ven•ti•la•tion

(ˌhaɪ pərˌvɛn tlˈeɪ ʃən)

n.
prolonged rapid or deep breathing, resulting in excessive oxygen levels in the blood often with accompanying dizziness, chest pain, and tingling of extremities.
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Noun1.hyperventilation - an increased depth and rate of breathing greater than demanded by the body needs; can cause dizziness and tingling of the fingers and toes and chest pain if continued
breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation - the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
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Translations

hyperventilation

[ˌhaɪpərvɛntɪˈleɪʃən] nhyperventilation f
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hyperventilation

[ˌhaɪpəˌvɛntɪˈleɪʃn] n (Med) → iperventilazione f
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hy·per·ven·ti·la·tion

n. hiperventilación, respiración excesivamente rápida y profunda con expiración del aire igualmente rápida.
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hyperventilation

n hiperventilación f
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This reduction in pC[O.sub.2] might be due to: i) reduced C[O.sub.2]-combining capacity with haemoglobin and ii) excessive elimination of C[O.sub.2] by hyperventillation. The p[O.sub.2] in the present experiment increased significantly (p<0.05) in the heat stress group.