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hyperpnea

[hahy-perp-nee-uh, hahy-per-nee-uh] /ˌhaɪ pərpˈni ə, ˌhaɪ pərˈni ə/
noun, Pathology
1.
abnormally deep or rapid respiration.
Also, hyperpnoea.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; < Neo-Latin, equivalent to hyper- hyper- + -pnea -pnea
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British Dictionary definitions for hyperpnea

hyperpnoea

/ˌhaɪpəpˈniːə; ˌhaɪpəˈniːə/
noun
1.
an increase in the breathing rate or in the depth of breathing, as after strenuous exercise
Word Origin
C20: from New Latin, from hyper- + Greek pnoia breath, from pnein to breathe
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hyperpnea in Medicine

hyperpnea hy·perp·ne·a (hī'pərp-nē'ə, hī'pər-nē'ə)
n.
Abnormally deep and rapid breathing.


hy'perp·ne'ic (-ĭk) adj.
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