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dyspnea

[disp-nee-uh] /dɪspˈni ə/
noun, Pathology.
1.
difficult or labored breathing.
Origin of dyspnea
1675-1685
First recorded in 1675-85; dys- + -pnea
Related forms
dyspneal, dyspneic, adjective
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dyspnea in Medicine

dyspnea dysp·ne·a (dĭsp-nē'ə)
n.
Difficulty in breathing, often associated with lung or heart disease and resulting in shortness of breath.


dysp·ne'ic (-nē'ĭk) adj.
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dyspnea
  (dĭsp-nē'ə)   
Difficulty in breathing, often associated with lung or heart disease and resulting in shortness of breath.
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