hyperventilation


hy·per·ven·ti·la·tion

noun \-ˌvent-əl-ˈā-shən\

Definition of HYPERVENTILATION

: excessive ventilation; specifically : excessive rate and depth of respiration leading to abnormal loss of carbon dioxide from the blood—called also overventilation

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