polypnea


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pol·yp·ne·a

 (pŏl′ĭp-nē′ə)
n.
Very rapid breathing; panting.

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

pol′yp·ne′ic (-nē′ĭk) adj.

polypnea

(ˌpɒlɪpˈniːə)
n
(Medicine) med physiol rapid breathing

pol•yp•ne•a

(ˌpɒl ɪpˈni ə)

n.
rapid breathing; panting.
[1885–90]
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