hypoventilation coma

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hy·po·ven·ti·la·tion co·ma

coma seen with advanced lung failure and resultant hypoventilation.

hy·po·ven·ti·la·tion co·ma

(hīpō-venti-lāshŭn kōmă)
Coma seen with advanced lung failure and resultant hypoventilation.
Synonym(s): CO2 narcosis.
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