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1. hypocapnia

noun. a state in which the level of carbon dioxide in the blood is lower than normal; can result from deep or rapid breathing.

Synonyms

  • acapnia
  • physiological condition
  • physiological state

Antonyms

  • hyperthermia
  • hypopigmentation
  • hypothermia
  • anestrus

Etymology

  • -capnia (English)
  • hypo- (English)
  • ὑπο- (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Sentences with hypocapnia


1. Noun, singular or mass
Low carbon dioxide (CO2) in the body, or hypocapnia, causes blood to be less acidic.

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