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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.
See also: Disease and Illness


n. taquipnea, respiración rápida excesiva.
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sup][4] Endotoxemia broadly parallels the frequency and importance of GN patient sepsis [sup][5] and is only not detected in >20% GN bacteraemic patients among the 58 studies overall or >20% studies of patients with sepsis syndrome.
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Through the present study, we sought to identify factors associated to mortality due to sepsis syndrome in children.
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