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From eu- +‎ -capnia.


eucapnia (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) The condition of having a normal, healthy concentration of carbon dioxide in the blood.
    • 2015 July 4, Vilma E. Ortiz, Jean Kwo, “Obesity: physiologic changes and implications for preoperative management”, in BMC Anesthesiology[1], volume 15, →DOI:
      While the majority of individuals with severe obesity are able to maintain eucapnia, a significant minority will develop obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS), characterized by alveolar hypoventilation (PaCO 2  > 45 mmHg) unexplained by other disorders.

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