polypnea

noun
po·​lyp·​nea | \ pä-ˈlip-nē-ə How to pronounce polypnea (audio) , 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

New Latin

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The first known use of polypnea was circa 1889

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“Polypnea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polypnea. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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polypnea

noun
po·​lyp·​nea
variants: or British polypnoea \ pä-​ˈlip-​nē-​ə, pə-​ How to pronounce polypnea (audio) \

Medical Definition of polypnea

: rapid or panting respiration

Other Words from polypnea

polypneic or British polypnoeic \ -​nē-​ik How to pronounce polypnea (audio) \ adjective

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