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Normal, unlabored breathing.

[New Latin, from Greek eupnoia, from eupnoos, breathing well : eu-, eu- + pnein, to breathe; see pneu- in Indo-European roots.]

eup·ne′ic adj.
eup·ne′i·cal·ly adv.
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Noun1.eupnea - normal relaxed breathing
breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation - the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
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Tienen la capacidad de alternar periodos de eupnea y apnea; la capacidad de los cetaceos para seguir activos durante largos periodos de apnea depende quiza de varias adaptaciones en las vias respiratorias (Vaughan, 1988).