acapnial


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acapnial

adjective Referring to acapnia; may be incorrectly used as a synonym for hypocapnial.

acapnia

(a-kap'ne-a, a?) [ a- + Gr. kapnos, smoke + -ia]
The absence of carbon dioxide. The term is incorrectly used to indicate less than the normal amount of carbon dioxide in blood and tissues, e.g., after hyperventilaion. Synonym: hypocapnia
acapnial ('ne-al), adjective