[hahy-pop-nee-uh, hi-]
noun Pathology.
abnormally shallow and slow breathing.

hypo- + -pnea

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

hy'pop·ne'ic adj.
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