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hypopnea

[hahy-pop-nee-uh, hi-] /haɪˈpɒp ni ə, hɪ-/
noun, Pathology
1.
abnormally shallow and slow breathing.
Origin
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British Dictionary definitions for hypopnea

hypopnoea

/haɪˈpɒpnɪə; ˌhaɪpəˈniːə/
noun
1.
(pathol) abnormally shallow breathing, usually accompanied by a decrease in the breathing rate
Word Origin
C20: New Latin, from hypo- + Greek pnoia breath, from pnein to breathe
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hypopnea in Medicine

hypopnea hy·pop·ne·a (hī-pŏp'nē-ə, hī'pō-nē'ə)
n.
Abnormally slow or shallow breathing.


hy'pop·ne'ic adj.
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