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Synonyms for diaphragm

a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens

(anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities

a contraceptive device consisting of a flexible dome-shaped cup made of rubber or plastic

electro-acoustic transducer that vibrates to receive or produce sound waves

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They have discovered the value of regulating respiration consciously, of breathing evenly and diaphragmatically, of hyperventilating for specific purposes, and of suspending the breath at will." When you breathe more deeply, it is a direct signal to your autonomic nervous system to chill out.