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 (hī′pərp-nē′ə, hī′pər-nē′ə)
Abnormally deep or rapid breathing.

[hyper- + Greek pnoiā, -pnoia, breath, breathing (from pnein, to breathe; see pneu- in Indo-European roots).]

hy′perp·ne′ic (-ĭk) adj.


(ˌhaɪ pərpˈni ə, ˌhaɪ pərˈni ə)

abnormally deep or rapid respiration.


rapid breathing; abnormally rapid respiration.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hyperpnea - energetic (deep and rapid) respiration that occurs normally after exercise or abnormally with fever or various disorders
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
hypopnea - slow or shallow breathing
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