acapnia

[ uh-kap-nee-uh, ey-kap- ]

nounMedicine/Medical.
  1. a deficiency of carbon dioxide in the blood and tissues.

Origin of acapnia

1
1905–10; <New Latin <Greek ákapn(os) smokeless (a-a-6 + kapnós smoke) + -ia-ia; New Latin sense from the fact that smoke contains carbon dioxide

Other words from acapnia

  • a·cap·ni·al, adjective

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