acapnia


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a·cap·ni·a

(ă-kap'nē-ă), Avoid the misspelling acapnea.
Absence of carbon dioxide in the blood; sometimes used erroneously for hypocapnia.
[G. a- priv. + kapnos, smoke]

acapnia

(ā-kăp′nē-ə)
n.
A condition marked by an unusually low concentration of carbon dioxide in the blood and tissues.

acapnia

[akap′nē·ə]
deficiency of carbon dioxide from the blood.

acapnia

The absence of carbon dioxide in the blood (the total absence of which is not possible); hypocapnia.

acapnia

Hypocapnia; ↓ CO2 in blood. Cf Hypercapnia.

a·cap·ni·a

(ă-kap'nē-ă)
Absence of carbon dioxide in the blood. usage note sometimes used erroneously for hypocapnia.
[G. a- priv. + kapnos, smoke]

acapnia

Absence of CARBON DIOXIDE in the BLOOD or tissues. This cannot occur in life and the term is usually applied imprecisely to a reduced level of CO2 .

a·cap·ni·a

(ă-kap'nē-ă)
Absence of carbon dioxide in the blood.
[G. a- priv. + kapnos, smoke]

acapnia (akap´nēə),

n a condition characterized by diminished carbon dioxide in the blood.

acapnia

decrease of carbon dioxide in the blood.