- abnormally deep or rapid respiration.
Origin of hyperpnea
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- an increase in the breathing rate or in the depth of breathing, as after strenuous exercise
C20: from New Latin, from hyper- + Greek pnoia breath, from pnein to breathe
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- Abnormally deep and rapid breathing.
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