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dyspnea

[disp-nee-uh]
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noun Pathology.
  1. difficult or labored breathing.
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Origin of dyspnea

First recorded in 1675–85; dys- + -pnea
Related formsdysp·ne·al, dysp·ne·ic, adjective
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dyspneic in Medicine

dyspnea

(dĭsp-nēə)
n.
  1. Difficulty in breathing, often associated with lung or heart disease and resulting in shortness of breath.
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Related formsdysp•neic (-nēĭk) adj.
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dyspneic in Science

dyspnea

[dĭsp-nēə]
  1. Difficulty in breathing, often associated with lung or heart disease and resulting in shortness of breath.
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