bradypnea

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bradypnea

 [brad″e-ne´ah]
respirations that are regular in rhythm but slower than normal in rate. This is normal during sleep; otherwise it is associated with disturbance in the brain's respiratory control center, as when the center is affected by opiate narcotics, alcohol, a tumor, a metabolic disorder, or a respiratory decompensation mechanism. See also hypopnea and hypoventilation.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

bra·dyp·ne·a

(brad-ip-nē'ă), In the diphthong pn, the p is silent only at the beginning of a word. Although bradypne'a is the correct pronunciation, the alternative pronunciation bradyp'nea is widespread in the U.S.
Abnormal slowness of respiration, specifically a low respiratory frequency.
[brady- + G. pnoē, breathing]
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bradypnoea

Abnormally slow breathing, which is age-dependent:

Age 1 or under: < 30 breaths/minute;
Age 12 or under: < 20 breaths/minute;
Age 12 and over: < 12 breaths/minute.
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bra·dyp·ne·a

(brad'ip-nē'ă)
Abnormal slowness of respiration, specifically a low respiratory frequency.
[brady- + G. pnoē, breathing]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

bra·dyp·ne·a

(brad'ip-nē'ă) In the diphthong pn, the p is silent only at the beginning of a word. Although bradypne'a is correct pronunciation, alternative pronunciation bradyp'nea is widespread in the U.S.
Abnormal slowness of respiration, specifically a low respiratory frequency.
[brady- + G. pnoē, breathing]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012