tachypnea

noun
tachy·​pnea | \ˌta-ki(p)-ˈnē-ə \

Definition of tachypnea 

medical

: abnormally rapid breathing : increased rate of respiration The patient had a clear airway and had tachypnea without hypoxemia.— Jean E. Klig et al.

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tachypneic \ ˌta-​ki(p)-​ˈnē-​ik \ adjective
He was tachypneic and his extremities were mottled consistent with peripheral septic emboli. The Journal of the American Medical Association

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1892, in the meaning defined above

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tachypnea

noun
tachy·​pnea
variants: or chiefly British tachypnoea \ ˌtak-​i(p)-​ˈnē-​ə \

Medical Definition of tachypnea 

: increased rate of respiration

Other Words from tachypnea

tachypneic or chiefly British tachypnoeic \ -​ˈnē-​ik \ adjective

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