hypopnoea

US hypopnea

/ (haɪˈpɒpnɪə, ˌhaɪpəˈniːə) /

noun

pathol abnormally shallow breathing, usually accompanied by a decrease in the breathing rate

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Word Origin for hypopnoea

C20: New Latin, from hypo- + Greek pnoia breath, from pnein to breathe
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