dyspnoea

US dyspnea

/ (dɪspˈniːə) /

noun

difficulty in breathing or in catching the breathCompare eupnoea

Nearby words

  1. dysplasia epiphysialis multiplex,
  2. dysplasia epiphysialis punctata,
  3. dysplastic,
  4. dysplastic nevus syndrome,
  5. dyspnea,
  6. dyspraxia,
  7. dysprosium,
  8. dysproteinemia,
  9. dysraphism,
  10. dysrhythmia

Derived Formsdyspnoeal, 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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