rebreathing(redirected from Rebreathe)
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rebreathinginhalation of previously expired air:
as in rescue breathing (where rescuer exhales air into the lungs of a subject in respiratory failure); see basic life support
to control dizziness and digital paraesthesia induced by hyperventilation; the subject re-inhales expired air (from cupped hands, or from a paper bag) to reverse the effects of exhaling excess carbon dioxide (see hyperventilation)