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1. hypercarbia

noun. the physical condition of having the presence of an abnormally high level of carbon dioxide in the circulating blood.

Synonyms

  • hypercapnia
  • physiological condition
  • asphyxia
  • physiological state

Antonyms

  • hyperthermia
  • hypopigmentation
  • hypothermia
  • anestrus

Etymology

  • -carbia (English)
  • hyper- (English)
  • ὑπέρ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word hypercarbia


1. Noun, singular or mass
Doctors refer to this medical condition as hypercapnia, or hypercarbia.

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