dyspnea on exertion


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dyspnea on exertion

Cardiology Shortness of breath which occurs with effort, often a sign of heart failure or ischemia

dysp·ne·a on ex·er·tion

(DOE) (disp-nēă eg-zĕrshŭn)
Shortness of breath (due to cardiovascular and respiratory disorders) elicited by physical activity.

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