Kussmaul respiration

Kussmaul-Kien respiration a pattern of deep and rapid respiration, seen particularly in metabolic acidosis. Called also air hunger.

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  • kussmaul respiration — noun see kussmaul breathing …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kussmaul breathing — Kuss·maul breathing ku̇s .mau̇l or Kuss·maul s breathing .mau̇lz n abnormally slow deep respiration characteristic of air hunger and occurring esp. in acidotic states called also Kussmaul respiration Kussmaul Adolf (1822 1902) German physician.… …   Medical dictionary

  • kussmaul breathing — ˈku̇ˌsmau̇l noun or kussmaul respiration Usage: usually capitalized K Etymology: after Adolf Kussmaul died 1902 German physician : abnormally slow deep respiration characteristic of air hunger and occurring especially in acidotic states …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kussmaul breathing — is the very deep and labored breathing with normal or reduced frequency, [Kussmaul breathing has reduced or normal frequency, not increased. For instance Merriam Webster defines Kussmaul breathing as abnormally slow deep respiration… …   Wikipedia

  • Respiration — is the act of inhaling and exhaling air in order to exchange oxygen for carbon dioxide. * * * 1. A fundamental process of life, characteristic of both plants and animals, in which oxygen is used to oxidize organic fuel molecules, providing a… …   Medical dictionary

  • Kussmaul-Kien respiration — Kuss·maul Kien respiration (koosґmoul kēnґ) [A. Kussmaul; Alphonse Marie Joseph Kien, German physician, late 19th century] see under respiration …   Medical dictionary

  • Respiration — Unter Atmung (lat.: Respiratio) wird im allgemeinen Sprachgebrauch die Lungentätigkeit (Ventilation) verstanden. Im weiteren ist jedoch erforderlich, dass der Luftsauerstoff durch die innere Lungenoberfläche diffundiert, mithilfe des Blutes zu… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kussmaul disease pulse etc. — Kuss·maul disease, pulse, etc. (koosґmoul) [Adolf Kussmaul, German physician, 1822–1902] see polyarteritis nodosa; see paradoxical pulse, under pulse, and diabetic coma, under coma; and see under respiration and sign …   Medical dictionary

  • Kussmaul breathing — the slow deep respiration associated with acidosis [Kussmaul (1822–1902), German physician] …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Kussmaul — Adolph, German physician, 1822–1902. See K. respiration, K. coma, K. disease, K. sign, K. Kien respiration …   Medical dictionary

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