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breathing:

see respirationrespiration,
process by which an organism exchanges gases with its environment. The term now refers to the overall process by which oxygen is abstracted from air and is transported to the cells for the oxidation of organic molecules while carbon dioxide (CO2
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breathing

[′brēth·iŋ]
(engineering)
Opening and closing of a plastics mold in orderto let gases escape during molding. Also known as degassing.
Movement of gas, vapors, or air in and out of a storage-tank vent line as a result of liquid expansions and contractions induced by temperature changes.
(materials)
Permeability of plastic sheeting to air, bubbles, voids, or trapped gas globules.
(physiology)
Inhaling and exhaling.
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The initial signs of hypothermia are intense shivering, pale or blue gums, shallow breathing and unresponsiveness.
* Take deep, even breaths when active; shallow breathing seems to increase cramping.
We also recorded the variables assessed just prior to the spontaneous breathing trial (subjective cough strength, subjective quantification of secretion amount, mean arterial pressure, use of vasopressors, fluid balance in the preceding 24 hours, arterial pH, [P.sub.a]C[O.sub.2], base excess, [P.sub.a][O.sub.2]/Fi[O.sub.2] ratio and the rapid shallow breathing index), mode of RRS when required and serial ABG results at one and three hours post-extubation.
They're usually side stitches, which occur when shallow breathing restricts oxygen to the diaphragm.
For example, he thought that shallow breathing symbolized someone's inability to keep up with the frenetic pace of their life.
Cultivating an appreciation for the textures and variations of breath sounds as we move through life on and off our yoga mat, we can also learn to notice unconscious breath holding and moments of shallow breathing. When we clearly see the patterns that show up in our day-to-day, we can consciously choose to change how we live and show up in each moment.
In the absence of evidence of airway obstruction or restrictive interstitial lung disease, the shallow breathing pattern suggests ventilatory muscle weakness as one possible explanation for increased dyspnea intensity at a given ventilation in CD patients.
* when active, take deep, even breaths; shallow breathing seems to increase cramping.
I'm telling you, we should devise a way to store our dreams someplace convenient so that we might recall them, reactivate them as necessary on our most dismal of nights, on our saddest of nights, on a night with shallow breathing through the leafless maples, on a night with melancholy shoulders like tonight.
Signs of fentanyl overdose include trouble breathing or slow or shallow breathing, slow heartbeat, severe sleepiness, cold or clammy skin, trouble walking or talking, or feeling faint, dizzy, or confused, according to the agency.
With shallow breathing, short sips of wine and quick clicks on the down arrow.
Well, asthmatics usually have very shallow breathing patterns.