hyperventilation[hī′pər vent′'l ā′s̸hən]
hyperventilation definition by Webster's New World
extremely rapid or deep breathing that may cause dizziness, fainting, etc. as a result of a rapid loss of carbon dioxide
hyperventilation definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Abnormally fast or deep respiration, which results in the loss of carbon dioxide from the blood, thereby causing a fall in blood pressure, tingling of the extremities, and sometimes fainting.
hyperventilation - Medical Definition
Abnormally fast or deep respiration resulting in the loss of carbon dioxide from the blood, thereby causing a decrease in blood pressure and sometimes fainting.
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