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apāna; elimination of waste products from the body through the lungs and excretory systems .

The Vāyu known as the Apāna acts in the lower region of the intestines (Pakvādhāna).

Its functions consist in bearing down the fœtus and the fæces and in evacuating the urine, semen and catamenial blood.

An enraged condition of this Vāyu tends to bring on serious diseases, which are peculiar to the urinary bladder and the distal portion of the large intestine (Guda).

An aggravated condition of both the Vyāna and Apāna Vāyus may produce Prameha and disorders of the seminal fluid, while a simultaneous excitement of the five vital Vāyus leads to a sure and speedy termination of life.

The Apāna is identical with the force of the Hypogastric plexus.

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http://www.wisdomlib.org/definition/ap%C4%81na-v%C4%81yu/index.html