hyperpnea

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noun hy·per·pnea \ˌhī-pər-ˈnē-ə, -ˌpərp-ˈnē-\

Definition of hyperpnea

  1. :  abnormally rapid or deep breathing

hyperpneic

play \ˌhī-pər-ˈnē-ik, -ˌpərp-ˈnē-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of hyperpnea

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1860


Medical Dictionary

hyperpnea

noun hy·per·pnea
variants: or chiefly British

hyperpnoea

\ˌhī-pər-ˈnē-ə, -ˌpərp-ˈnē-\play play

Medical Definition of hyperpnea

  1. :  abnormally rapid or deep breathing

hyperpneic

or chiefly British

hyperpnoeic

\-ˈnē-ik\play adjective

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