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Hypocapnia
Reduction of the Pac02 level below 35mm hg
Pac02
Hypokalemia
abnormal decrease in the potassium level in plasma of the circulating blood
potassium
Hypoplasia
Underdevelopment of a tissue or organ
tissue or organ
Hypopnea
shallow breathing
shallow
Hypoxemia
insufficient oxygenation of the arterial blood
arterial
Hypoxia
insufficient oxygenation at the tissue level
tissue
Intrinsic asthma
Asthma that is unrelated to allergic disorders
allergic
Dysphagia
Difficulty swallowing
swallowing
Dyspnea
labored or difficult breathing, sometimes accompanied by pain
breathing
Apnea
Cessation of spontaneous breathing for more than 10 seconds
cessation
Bradypnea
abnormally slow breathing rate
slow
Bradycardia
abnormally slow heart rate , less than 60/min in the adult
heart rate
Diuretic
an agent that increases the excretion of urine
excretion
Diaphoresis
Profuse sweating
sweating
Orthopnea
shortness of breath that occurs in the reclining position
reclining