grunting

noun
grunt·​ing | \ ˈgrən-tiŋ How to pronounce grunting (audio) \

Medical Definition of grunting

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: abnormal respiration in a horse marked by a laryngeal sound emitted when it is struck or moved suddenly — compare roaring

grunting

adjective

Medical Definition of grunting (Entry 2 of 2)

: sounding like a grunt : resembling a grunt the breathing is shallow and grunting— Morris Fishbein

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“Grunting.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/grunting. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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