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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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The patient was seen to be slightly tachypneic in the respiratory system examination, and his heart was detected to be rhythmical and tachycardic in the cardiovascular system examination.
Upon initial evaluation, the patient was alert and afebrile, mildly tachypneic (23 bpm), tachycardic (120 bpm) and with markedly elevated blood pressure (185/100 mmhg) fitting the criteria for hypertensive urgency.
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The most important result of the present study was the shallower [DELTA]VT/[DELTA]lnVE ratio in the EG, which suggests tachypneic breathing pattern accompanied with less ventilatory efficiency during exercise.
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