- Abnormally increased arterial carbon dioxide tension. SYN: hypercarbia. [hyper- + G. kapnos, smoke, vapor]
* * *hy·per·cap·nia -'kap-nē-ə n the presence of an excess of carbon dioxide in the bloodhy·per·cap·nic -nik adj
* * *n.the presence in the blood of an abnormally high concentration of carbon dioxide.
* * *hy·per·cap·nia (hi″pər-kapґne-ə) [hyper- + capn- + -ia] excess of carbon dioxide in the blood. Called also hypercarbia. hypercapnic adj
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Hypercapnia — Infobox Disease Name = Hypercapnia Caption = Carbon dioxide DiseasesDB = 95 ICD10 = ICD10|R|06|8|r|00 ICD9 = ICD9|786.09 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D006935 Hypercapnia or hypercapnea (from the Greek… … Wikipedia
hypercapnia — noun Etymology: New Latin, from hyper + Greek kapnos smoke; probably akin to Lithuanian kvapas breath Date: 1908 the presence of excessive amounts of carbon dioxide in the blood • hypercapnic adjective … New Collegiate Dictionary
hypercapnia — hy·per·cap·ni·a (hī pər kăpʹnē ə) n. A condition marked by an unusually high concentration of carbon dioxide in the blood as a result of hypoventilation. [hyper + Greek kapnos, smoke + ia2.] * * * … Universalium
hypercapnia — noun the condition of having an abnormally high concentration of carbon dioxide in the blood Syn: hypercarbia Ant: hypocapnia … Wiktionary
hypercapnia — n. excess of carbon dioxide in the blood (Medicine) … English contemporary dictionary
hypercapnia — hy·per·cap·nia … English syllables
hypercapnia — hypercarbia; n. the presence in the blood of an abnormally high concentration of carbon dioxide … The new mediacal dictionary
hypercapnia — hy•per•cap•ni•a [[t]ˌhaɪ pərˈkæp ni ə[/t]] n. med the presence of an excessive amount of carbon dioxide in the blood • Etymology: 1905–10; hyper + Gk kapn(ós) smoke + ia … From formal English to slang
hypercapnia — noun the physical condition of having the presence of an abnormally high level of carbon dioxide in the circulating blood • Syn: ↑hypercarbia • Ant: ↑hypocapnia • Hypernyms: ↑physical condition, ↑physiological state, ↑physiological … Useful english dictionary
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