Course Outline

The following is terminology related to conditions that may occur while diving. The prefix hyper- means “too much.” The prefix hypo- means “too little.”

  • Hypercapnia: too much carbon dioxide
  • Hyperoxia: too much oxygen
  • Hyperthermia: too hot
  • Hypocapnia: too little carbon dioxide
  • Hypoxia: too little oxygen
  • Hypothermia: too cold
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