Bouchut respiration


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Bouchut respiration

An obsolete term for shortened inspiratory phase respiration, which is said to be typical of children with pneumonia; described by French physician Jean Antoine Eugene Bouchut (1818–1891).

Bouchut respiration

(boo-shoo′)
[Jean A. E. Bouchut, Fr. physician, 1818–1891]
A historic term for respiration in which expiration is longer than inspiration, as seen in children with bronchopneumonia and asthma.