labored breathing

labored breathing

abnormal respiration characterized by evidence of increased effort, including the use of accessory muscles of respiration in the chest wall, stridor, grunting, or nasal flaring.
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He knocked again, harder than before, for behind him he heard the steps and the labored breathing of his persecutors.
Sounds of labored breathing came through the broken door-panels.
With brief respites, during which we could hear the labored breathing of the contestants, the battle continued for the better part of an hour until the sounds of combat grew gradually less and finally ceased entirely.
Cruz was ordered held without bond and booked into jail, still wearing a hospital gown from his treatment for labored breathing.
You thought you were out of the woods, but then one morning you notice your young adult cat has some trouble swallowing, maybe gagging, and a slight voice change along with some labored breathing at moments.
Muth said a paramedic told her that labored breathing was a common symptom of the flu, so the ambulance was sent back.
Symptoms can appear any time throughout the year and are not seasonal and can include, coughing, sneezing, runny eyes, fever, labored breathing and a runny nose, (http://www.
After suffering from scoliosis since the age of two, Jamila Abdulaziz, 13, finally found an answer to her debilitating movement, labored breathing and the ridicule of classmates.
As part of the investigation into his labored breathing, an echocardiogram was performed, which revealed markedly depressed left ventricular (LV)3 function secondary to dilated cardiomyopathy.
Other symptoms including sweating, dryness of the mouth, headache, dizziness, nausea, poor appetite, labored breathing, polyneuritis, poor vision, loss of hearing, and memory loss have also be seen.
A 19-year-old female African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) presented with labored breathing and anorexia.
Neuroscientist Robert Provine of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County has long suspected that human laughter evolved from labored breathing during rough-and-tumble play of a common ancestor of people and chimps.