chronic hyperventilation syndrome
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chron·ic hy·per·ven·ti·la·tion syn·drome
reduced CO2 content of the blood (hypocapnia) as a result of hyperventilation of prolonged duration; may occur in anxiety states and in some chronic organic, usually cardiovascular, disease; alkalemia, paresthesia, and tetany may occur.
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