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tachypnea

or tach·yp·noe·a

[ tak-ip-nee-uh, tak-i-nee-uh ]
/ ˌtæk ɪpˈni ə, ˌtæk ɪˈni ə /
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Definition of tachypnea

noun Medicine/Medical.
excessively rapid respiration.

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Origin of tachypnea

First recorded in 1895–1900; tachy- + -pnea

OTHER WORDS FROM tachypnea

tach·yp·ne·ic, adjective
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