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Reduction of the level of carbon dioxide in the blood; = hypocapnia. Also: absence of carbon dioxide in the blood or in an organism's ambient atmosphere (rare).
Late 19th century. From Italian acapnia from ancient Greek ἄκαπνος without smoke + Italian -ia.
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