dyspnea

noun
dys·pnea | \ ˈdis(p)-nē-ə \

Definition of dyspnea 

: difficult or labored respiration

Other words from dyspnea

dyspneic \-nē-ik \ adjective

First Known Use of dyspnea

circa 1681, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dyspnea

Latin dyspnoea, from Greek dyspnoia, from dyspnoos short of breath, from dys- + pnein to breathe — more at sneeze

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The first known use of dyspnea was circa 1681

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dyspnea

noun
dys·pnea
variants: or chiefly British dyspnoea \ˈdis(p)-nē-ə \

Medical Definition of dyspnea 

: difficult or labored respiration — compare eupnea

Other words from dyspnea

dyspneic or chiefly British dyspnoeic \-nē-ik \ adjective

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