acapnia meaning

Noun: acapnia  u'kapneeu
  1. A state in which the level of carbon dioxide in the blood is lower than normal; can result from deep or rapid breathing
    - hypocapnia

Derived forms: acapnias

See also: acapnial

Type of: physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state

Encyclopedia: Acapnia


[Medicine]
n : a condition of carbon dioxide deficiency in blood and tissues — acap·ni·al adj

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