Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of rebreathe.

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Examples

  • "The baby experiences some kind of stress during sleep, such as rebreathing carbon dioxide in the face-down position or increased temperature from over bundling, that cannot be compensated for by the defective brainstem circuits, and the baby then goes on to die," the lead researcher, Hannah Kinney, speculated in a statement.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • While the study wasn't designed to identify why fans make a difference, the theory is that by circulating the air, fans lower the risk of "rebreathing" by the baby.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • "There's something about sleep that unmasks the defect, which we believe is in serotonin circuits: the baby experiences some kind of stress during sleep, such as rebreathing carbon dioxide in the face-down position or increased temperature from over-bundling, that cannot be compensated for by the defective brainstem circuits, and the baby then goes on to die." serotonin pathways in the brainstem would stir the baby awake long enough to turn its head, allowing it to breathe fresh air, Kinney adds.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • Hypercapnia and hypoxia rebreathing tests are used to evaluate suspected disorders of ventilatory control.

    Pulmonary Function Lab

  • They had first fashioned rebreathing suits and land-based methods of transport to allow them to travel the ten percent of their world not submerged beneath the oceans.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Rough Beasts of Empire

  • Maybe wearing a non-rebreathing mask with O2 @ 16lpm and an IV in your hand seems a little much, but it really is THE most effective cure (next to not drinking).

    Hangover Cures: Myth, Legend, Fact | Lifehacker Australia

  • Frank and his team are using rebreathing diving equipment but, even so, they're so deep even before they get in the water that they have to go through considerable decompression to avoid the bends which, as one of Frank's assistants notes, is when your blood begins to "fizz like a shaken can of beer".

    Marshall Fine: Movie Review: Sanctum

  • A few people dove with cylinders of pure oxygen, or with primitive oxygen rebreathing systems, but these were very dangerous and worked only at depths shallower than about 30 feet.

    Jacques Cousteau: Tech Pioneer

  • They were wearing dry suits and using closed-circuit Draegar Lar V “rebreathing” devices, which recycled their spent CO2 and prevented any bubbles from rising to the surface and giving them away.

    The Athena Project

  • Maybe wearing a non-rebreathing mask with O2 @ 16lpm and an IV in your hand seems a little much, but it really is THE most effective cure next to not drinking.

    Hangover Cures: Myth, Legend, Fact | Lifehacker Australia

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