hyperpnea

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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.

hy·per·pne·a

(hī'pĕr-nē'ă, hī-perp'nē-ă), In the diphthong pn, the p is silent only at the beginning of a word. Although hyperpne'a is the correct pronunciation, the alternative pronunciation hyperp'na is widespread in the U.S.
Breathing that is deeper and more rapid than is normal at rest.
[hyper- + G. pnoē, breathing]

hyperpnea

(hī′pərp-nē′ə, hī′pər-nē′ə)
n.
Abnormally deep or rapid breathing.

hy′perp·ne′ic (-ĭk) adj.

hy·per·pne·a

(hī'pĕrp-nē'ă)
Breathing that is deeper and more rapid than is normal at rest.
Synonym(s): hyperpnoea.
[hyper- + G. pnoē, breathing]

hy·per·pne·a

(hī'pĕrp-nē'ă)
Breathing that is deeper and more rapid than normal.
Synonym(s): hyperpnoea.
[hyper- + G. pnoē, breathing]