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- noun Reduced or deficient ventilation of the lungs, resulting in reduced aeration of blood in the lungs and an increased level of carbon dioxide in the blood.
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- noun medicine
Respiratory depression, occurring when ventilationis inadequateto perform the necessary gas exchange, which may be caused by certain medical conditions, by holding one's breath, or by drug overdose.
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hypo- + ventilation
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