hyperpnea

noun
hy·​per·​pnea | \ ˌhī-pər-ˈnē-ə How to pronounce hyperpnea (audio) , -ˌpərp-ˈnē- How to pronounce hyperpnea (audio) \

Definition of hyperpnea

: abnormally rapid or deep breathing

Other Words from hyperpnea

hyperpneic \ ˌhī-​pər-​ˈnē-​ik How to pronounce hyperpnea (audio) , -​ˌpərp-​ˈnē-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of hyperpnea

circa 1860, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hyperpnea

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“Hyperpnea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyperpnea. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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hyperpnea

noun
hy·​per·​pnea
variants: or chiefly British hyperpnoea \ ˌhī-​pər-​ˈnē-​ə How to pronounce hyperpnea (audio) , -​ˌpərp-​ˈnē-​ How to pronounce hyperpnea (audio) \

Medical Definition of hyperpnea

: abnormally rapid or deep breathing

Other Words from hyperpnea

hyperpneic or chiefly British hyperpnoeic \ -​ˈnē-​ik How to pronounce hyperpnea (audio) \ adjective

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