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hyperpnea

or hy·perp·noe·a

[hahy-perp-nee-uh, hahy-per-nee-uh]
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noun Pathology.
  1. abnormally deep or rapid respiration.

Origin of hyperpnea

1855–60; < New Latin, equivalent to hyper- hyper- + -pnea -pnea
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hyperpnea in Medicine

hyperpnea

([object Object])
n.
  1. Abnormally deep and rapid breathing.
Related formshy′perp•neic (-ĭk) adj.
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