shallow breathing

[ shălō ]

n.

Breathing with abnormally low tidal volume.

Nearby words

  1. shall i compare thee to a summer's day?,
  2. shalloon,
  3. shallop,
  4. shallot,
  5. shallow,
  6. shallowly,
  7. shallows,
  8. shalmaneser iii,
  9. shalom,
  10. shalom aleichem


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