from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Abnormally fast or deep respiration, which results in the loss of carbon dioxide from the blood, thereby causing a fall in blood pressure, tingling of the extremities, and sometimes fainting.
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- n. the state of breathing faster or deeper than necessary
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or process of hyperventilating; breathing rapidly and deeply.
- n. A condition in which alveolar carbon dioxide concentration is markedly lower than normal, usually due to breathing rapidly and deeply.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an increased depth and rate of breathing greater than demanded by the body needs; can cause dizziness and tingling of the fingers and toes and chest pain if continued
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During the process of endotracheal intubation, the patient’s compensatory hyperventilation is lost.
Pacatte said self-asphyxiation was around when she was a kid, too - called the hyperventilation game.
Google Covenant House and Sarah Palin and there are no huge explosions of news and certainly no massive "hyperventilation" via liberals or anybody for that matter.
But this kind of hyperventilation and fear-mongering is the GOP stock in trade, so it's no surprise that both Mr. McCain and Mr. Gingrich are out there peddling it.
At a press conference in late June, Mitt acknowledged that he was "testing national waters" (he subsequently accused Massachusetts of "hyperventilation" over this acknowledgment).
MR. MCCURRY: That was the kind of hyperventilation the
Hand stereotypies are typical and breathing irregularities such as hyperventilation, breathholding, or sighing are seen in many.
(resulting in microcephaly in some) • Hand stereotypes are typical and breathing irregularities such as hyperventilation, breath holding, or sighing are seen in many.
“I can go into hyperventilation and a panic attack right now.”
Szasz knows many well-defined bodily illnesses have psychiatric effects (depression with hypothyroidism, anxiety with pheochromocytoma, psychosis with COPD and hyperventilation, etc.)