[ hahy-pop-nee-uh, hi- ]
/ haɪˈpɒp ni ə, hɪ- /
abnormally shallow and slow breathing.
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Medicine definitions for hypopnea
[ hī-pŏp′nē-ə, hī′pō-nē′ə ]
Abnormally slow or shallow breathing.
Related formshy′pop•ne′ic adj.
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