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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act or process of hyperventilating; breathing rapidly and deeply.
  • noun (Med.) A condition in which alveolar carbon dioxide concentration is markedly lower than normal, usually due to breathing rapidly and deeply.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun medicine the state of breathing faster or deeper than necessary

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun 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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