polypnea

noun
po·lyp·nea | \pä-ˈlip-nē-ə, pə-\

Definition of polypnea 

: rapid or panting respiration

First Known Use of polypnea

circa 1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for polypnea

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polypnea

noun
po·lyp·nea
variants: or British polypnoea \pä-ˈlip-nē-ə, pə- \

Medical Definition of polypnea 

: rapid or panting respiration

Other Words from polypnea

polypneic or British polypnoeic \-nē-ik \ adjective

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