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hypercapnia (ˌhaɪpəˈkæpnɪə)
Also: hypercarbia an excess of carbon dioxide in the blood
[from hyper- + Greek kapnos smoke]

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

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