hypopnea

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

noun Pathology.

abnormally shallow and slow breathing.

Origin of hypopnea

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Medicine definitions for hypopnea

hypopnea

[ hī-pŏpnē-ə, hī′pō-nēə ]

n.

Abnormally slow or shallow breathing.
Related formshy′pop•neic adj.
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