polypnea

SYN: tachypnea. [poly- + G. pnoia, breath]

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po·lyp·nea or Brit po·lyp·noea pä-'lip-nē-ə, pə- n rapid or panting respiration
po·lyp·ne·ic or Brit po·lyp·noe·ic -nē-ik adj

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pol·yp·nea (pol″ip-neґə) hyperpnea. polypneic adj

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • polypnea — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1889 rapid or panting respiration …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • polypnea — /pol ip nee euh/, n. Med. rapid breathing; panting. Also, polypnoea. [1885 90; POLY + PNEA] * * * …   Universalium

  • polypnea — noun rapid breathing; panting …   Wiktionary

  • polypnea — n. rapid breathing, fast heavy breathing, panting …   English contemporary dictionary

  • polypnea — pol·yp·nea …   English syllables

  • polypnea — pol•yp•ne•a [[t]ˌpɒl ɪpˈni ə[/t]] n. med rapid breathing; panting Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • polypnea —   n. rapid breathing.    ♦ polypneic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • polypnea — …   Useful english dictionary

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  • polypneic — See polypnea. * * * …   Universalium

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