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polypnea

or pol·yp·noe·a

[ pol-ip-nee-uh ]
/ ˌpɒl ɪpˈni ə /
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noun Medicine/Medical.
rapid breathing; panting.
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Origin of polypnea

First recorded in 1885–90; poly- + -pnea
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Medical definitions for polypnea

polypnea
[ pŏl′ĭp-nēə ]

n.
tachypnea
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