hypercapnia

World English Dictionary
hypercapnia (ˌhaɪpəˈkæpnɪə)
 
n
Also: hypercarbia an excess of carbon dioxide in the blood
 
[from hyper- + Greek kapnos smoke]
 
hyper'capnic
 
adj

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hypercapnia hy·per·cap·ni·a (hī'pər-kāp'nē-ə)
n.
An increased concentration of carbon dioxide in the blood. Also called hypercarbia.

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