[ hahy-pop-nee-uh, hi- ]
/ haɪˈpɒp ni ə, hɪ- /

noun Pathology.

abnormally shallow and slow breathing.


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Origin of hypopnea

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Medical definitions for hypopnea

[ hī-pŏpnē-ə, hī′pō-nēə ]


Abnormally slow or shallow breathing.

Other words from hypopnea

hy′pop•neic adj.
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