Hyperventilation tetany



hyperventilation tetany n.
Tetany caused by forced breathing due to a reduction in the carbon dioxide in the blood.

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    [vij-uh-luh ns] /ˈvɪdʒ ə ləns/ noun 1. state or quality of being ; watchfulness: Vigilance is required in the event of treachery. 2. Pathology. . /ˈvɪdʒɪləns/ noun 1. the fact, quality, or condition of being vigilant 2. the abnormal state or condition of being unable to sleep n. 1917, from hyper- + vigilance. Related: Hypervigilant. […]

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    [vij-uh-luh nt] /ˈvɪdʒ ə lənt/ adjective 1. keenly watchful to detect danger; wary: a vigilant sentry. 2. ever awake and alert; sleeplessly watchful. /ˈvɪdʒɪlənt/ adjective 1. keenly alert to or heedful of trouble or danger, as while others are sleeping or unsuspicious adj. late 15c., from Latin vigilantia “wakefulness,” from vigilia (see vigil). Related: Vigilantly.



  • Hypervigilant

    [vij-uh-luh nt] /ˈvɪdʒ ə lənt/ adjective 1. keenly watchful to detect danger; wary: a vigilant sentry. 2. ever awake and alert; sleeplessly watchful. /ˈvɪdʒɪlənt/ adjective 1. keenly alert to or heedful of trouble or danger, as while others are sleeping or unsuspicious adj. late 15c., from Latin vigilantia “wakefulness,” from vigilia (see vigil). Related: Vigilantly.

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