abdominal breathing

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Noun1.abdominal breathing - breathing in which most of the respiratory effort is done by the abdominal musclesabdominal breathing - breathing in which most of the respiratory effort is done by the abdominal muscles; "abdominal breathing is practiced by singers"
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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Inactivating released ATP reduced resting breathing rates and the frequency of sighs under normal and low oxygen levels.
Nazeran, "Airflow perturba-tion analyses using simplified models can assess upper airway shunt during resting breathing Biomedical Engineering: Recent Developments, Washington, DC, Apr 2007
He studies sighs and gasps, in addition to the typical, resting breathing pattern that scientists call eupnea.