What does hypoventilation mean?

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  1. hypoventilation(Noun)

    Respiratory depression, occurring when ventilation is inadequate to perform the necessary gas exchange, which may be caused by certain medical conditions, by holding one's breath, or by drug overdose.


  1. Hypoventilation

    In medicine, hypoventilation occurs when ventilation is inadequate to perform needed gas exchange. By definition it causes an increased concentration of carbon dioxide and respiratory acidosis.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Hypoventilation

    A reduction in the amount of air entering the pulmonary alveoli.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hypoventilation in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hypoventilation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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  • வளியோட்டம்Tamil

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