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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.
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tachypnea, tachypnoea

abnormally rapid breathing or respiration.
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n. taquipnea, respiración rápida excesiva.
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