dyspnoea

US dyspnea

/ (dɪspˈniːə) /

noun

difficulty in breathing or in catching the breathCompare eupnoea

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Derived forms of dyspnoea

dyspnoeal, dyspnoeic, US dyspneal or dyspneic, adjective

Word Origin for dyspnoea

C17: via Latin from Greek duspnoia, from dys- + pnoē breath, from pnein to breathe
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