hyperpnea

or hy·perp·noe·a

[ hahy-perp-nee-uh, hahy-per-nee-uh ]
/ ˌhaɪ pərpˈni ə, ˌhaɪ pərˈni ə /

noun Pathology.

abnormally deep or rapid respiration.

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Origin of hyperpnea

1855–60; <New Latin, equivalent to hyper-hyper- + -pnea-pnea
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Medical definitions for hyperpnea

hyperpnea
[ hī′pərp-nēə, hī′pər-nēə ]

n.

Abnormally deep and rapid breathing.

Other words from hyperpnea

hy′perp•neic (-ĭk) adj.
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