hypopnoea

US hypopnea

/ (haɪˈpɒpnɪə, ˌhaɪpəˈniːə) /

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. hypoplasia,
  2. hypoplastic anemia,
  3. hypoplasty,
  4. hypoploid,
  5. hypopnea,
  6. hypoposia,
  7. hypopotassemia,
  8. hypopraxia,
  9. hypoproteinemia,
  10. hypoprothrombinemia

Word Origin for hypopnoea

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

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