noun. the physical condition of having the presence of an abnormally high level of carbon dioxide in the circulating blood.
- physiological condition
- physiological state
- -carbia (English)
- hyper- (English)
- ὑπέρ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Example sentences of the word hypercarbia
1. Noun, singular or mass
Doctors refer to this medical condition as hypercapnia, or hypercarbia.