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hypoventilation

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

Medical Definition of hypoventilation

  1. :  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

\-ˈvent-əl-ˌāt-əd\play adjective

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