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hypoventilation

noun hy·po·ven·ti·la·tion \ -ˌvent-ᵊl-ˈā-shən \

medical Definition of hypoventilation

: deficient ventilation of the lungs that results in reduction in the oxygen content or increase in the carbon dioxide content of the blood or both

hypoventilated

play \-ˈvent-ᵊl-ˌāt-əd\ adjective

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allowing a liquid or gas to pass through

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