[ uh-kap-nee-uh, ey-kap- ]
/ əˈkæp ni ə, eɪˈkæp- /
a deficiency of carbon dioxide in the blood and tissues.
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Medical definitions for acapnia
[ ā-kăp′nē-ə ]
A condition marked by the presence of less than the normal amount of carbon dioxide in the blood and tissues.
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