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tachypnea

noun tachy·pnea
variants: or chiefly British

tachypnoea

\ˌtak-i(p)-ˈnē-ə\play play

Medical Definition of tachypnea

  1. :  increased rate of respiration

tachypneic

or chiefly British

tachypnoeic

\-ˈnē-ik\play adjective

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