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hyperventilation


hyperventilation

noun hy·per·ven·ti·la·tion \-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
March 03, 2015
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