diaphragmatic breathing

A manner of deep natural breathing in humans, in which the lungs expand due to the lowering of the diaphragm rather than the expansion of the chest. A relaxation method based on it.

Low breathing is called abdominal breathing, deep breathing or diaphragmatic breathing.<!from Google Books

Syn: abdominal breathing, belly breathing, deep breathing, deep-breathing, low breathing
Ant: costal breathing, high breathing, shallow breathing

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