polypnea


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hyperpnea

 [hi″perp-ne´ah]
increase in depth of breathing, which may or may not be accompanied by an increase in the respiratory rate. Maximal hyperpnea occurs during strenuous exercise. See also hyperventilation. adj., adj hyperpne´ic.

tach·yp·ne·a

(tak-ip-nē'ă), In the diphthong pn, the p is silent only at the beginning of a word. Although tachypne'a is the correct pronunciation, the alternative pronunciation tachyp'nea is widespread in the U.S.
Rapid breathing.
Synonym(s): polypnea
[tachy- + G. pnoē (pnoiē), breathing]

polypnea

/pol·yp·nea/ (pol″ip-ne´ah) hyperpnea.

polypnea

(pŏl′ĭp-nē′ə)
n.
Very rapid breathing; panting.

pol′yp·ne′ic (-nē′ĭk) adj.

tach·y·pne·a

(tak'ip-nē'ă)
Rapid breathing (i.e., 20 breaths/min).
Synonym(s): polypnea, tachypnoea.
[tachy- + G. pnoē (pnoiē), breathing]

tach·y·pne·a

(tak'ip-nē'ă)
Rapid breathing.
[tachy- + G. pnoē (pnoiē), breathing]

polypnea (pol´ipnē´ə),

n a rapid or panting respiration.

polypnea

increased rate of respiration. See also hyperpnea.