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 (tăk′ĭp-nē′ə, tăk′ĭ-nē′ə)
Rapid breathing.

[New Latin : tachy- + Greek pnoiē, breathing (from pnein, to breathe; see pneu- in Indo-European roots).]

tach′yp·ne′ic adj.

tachypnea, tachypnoea

abnormally rapid breathing or respiration.
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n. taquipnea, respiración rápida excesiva.
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At that time, 7 neonates had experienced rapid onset of acute sepsis-like illness with fever >38[degrees]C and a combination of irritability/pain, diarrhea, confluent erythematous rash, tachycardia, tachypnea, encephalitis, myoclonic jerks, and hepatitis.
A physical examination revealed tachypnea and decreased breathing sounds and a mass in the lower left of the abdomen.
Weighing just 920g at the time of her birth, baby Risandi's latest medical report says she is still in incubator care and has occasional tachypnea (rapid breathing) and edema (abnormal accumulation of fluid beneath the skin) besides developing signs of septic.
Many infants born with bronchopulmonary dysplasia exhibit signs and symptoms of respiratory distress syndrome, including the following: Tachypnea, Tachycardia, Increased respiratory effort & frequent desaturations.
Physical findings may include the following: tachycardia, tachypnea, and diminished breath sounds, hyperresonance to percussion, and decreased tactile fremitus on the ipsilateral side.
The bird was anesthetized with sevofluorane gas in oxygen via face mask, and orthogonal radiographic images were obtained to evaluate potential causes of anorexia, depression, and tachypnea (Fig 1).
Typical signs of acute cyanide poisoning include tachypnea, headaches, vertigo, lack of motor coordination, weak pulse, cardiac arrhythmias, vomiting, stupor, convulsions, and coma (Ballantyne, 1983; Johnson & Mellors, 1988; Way, 1984).
It often presents with nausea, abdominal pain, tachycardia, hypotension, and tachypnea (5).
Three months later the patient was brought to the emergency department by her family with confusion and tachypnea.
He was born by C-section 3 weeks prematurely due to rupture of membranes and was in the neonatal intensive care unit for several weeks after birth due to poor feeding and episodes of tachypnea.
Physical examination revealed hemodynamic stability with tachypnea (respiratory rate 24 bpm) with pedal edema, facial puffiness and purpuric rash over the shins.