hyperpnoea


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hyperpnoea

(ˌhaɪpəpˈniːə; ˌhaɪpəˈniːə) or

hyperpnea

n
(Biology) an increase in the breathing rate or in the depth of breathing, as after strenuous exercise
[C20: from New Latin, from hyper- + Greek pnoia breath, from pnein to breathe]
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The eucapnic voluntary hyperpnoea (EVH) challenge is recognized as a sensitive and specific indirect airway challenge to assist in the diagnosis of EIB in athletic populations (Parsons et al.
3) JSRD presents with episodic hyperpnoea, abnormal eye movements, ataxia and intellectual disability.
The clinical examination revealed nystagmus with abnormal eye movements, small optic discs, frontal bossing, upturned nasal tip, recurrent episodes of hyperpnoea and developmental delay.
The severity of acute bronchiolitis is closely related to the degree of hypoxaemia and hyperpnoea arising from an abnormal distribution of ventilation relative to perfusion.
Episodic hyperpnoea attacks were observed in one case.
However, the excessive use of food additives could lead to adverse effects such as metabolic acidosis, convulsions and hyperpnoea in humans [2, 3].