eupnea

noun
eup·​nea | \ yüp-ˈnē-ə How to pronounce eupnea (audio) \
variants: or less commonly eupnoea

Definition of eupnea

: normal respiration

Other Words from eupnea

eupneic \ yüp-​ˈnē-​ik How to pronounce eupnea (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of eupnea

circa 1706, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for eupnea

New Latin, from Greek eupnoia, from eupnous breathing freely, from eu- + pnein to breathe — more at sneeze

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The first known use of eupnea was circa 1706

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“Eupnea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eupnea. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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eupnea

noun
eup·​nea
variants: or chiefly British eupnoea \ yu̇p-​ˈnē-​ə How to pronounce eupnea (audio) \

Medical Definition of eupnea

: normal respiration — compare dyspnea

Other Words from eupnea

eupneic or chiefly British eupnoeic \ -​ˈnē-​ik How to pronounce eupnea (audio) \ adjective

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