difficult or labored breathing.
- dysp·ne·ic, adjective
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How to use dyspnea in a sentence
After the dyspnea has passed the edges of the wound should be brought together with sutures.Old-Time Makers of Medicine | James J. Walsh
The other is accompanied by dyspnea or asthma with a sense of discomfort and tightness of the chest that cannot be overcome.Psychotherapy | James J. Walsh
Dizziness may be complained of and dyspnea is usually marked.Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension: | Louis Marshall Warfield
The patient has the symptoms resulting from dilatation,dyspnea and serous effusion.Why We Punctuate | William Livingston Klein
In great dyspnea the horse stands with his front feet apart, with his neck straight out, and his head extended upon his neck.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse | United States Department of Agriculture
Scientific definitions for dyspnea
Difficulty in breathing, often associated with lung or heart disease and resulting in shortness of breath.
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