air hunger

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air hunger

[′er ‚həŋ·gər]
(medicine)
The deep, gasping respiration characteristic of severe diabetic acidosis and coma.
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With greater aerobic capacity and endurance, they walk without getting winded, and with more flexibility, their balance is improved, making daily activities easier to perform and reducing the risk of falling.
We put stalks on five rams, were busted in two of them by getting winded and on days eight, nine and 11 of the hunt, I was unable to put a successful shot on a ram.
Thanks to Weight Watchers classes offered conveniently at work, I've shed 68 pounds and can easily walk up the stairs without getting winded.
He only exits the field for punts and punt returns and although he admits to getting winded at times, he wouldn't have it any other way.
When I started training in 1993, I weighed 250 pounds and couldn't even run a half-mile without getting winded," he recalls.