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

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]