pimelorthopnea

(redirected from piorthopnea)

pim·e·lor·thop·ne·a

(pim'ĕ-lōr-thop'nē-ă, -nē'ă),
Orthopnea; difficulty breathing in any but the erect posture, due to obesity.
Synonym(s): piorthopnea
[pimelo- + G. orthos, straight, + pnoē, breath]

pimelorthopnea

(pĭm″ĕl-or″thŏp′nē-ă) [″ + orthos, straight, + pnoia, breath]
Difficulty in breathing when lying down, due to obesity.

pim·e·lor·thop·ne·a

(pim'ĕ-lōr-thop'nē-ă)
Orthopnea; difficulty breathing when not upright, due to obesity.
[pimelo- G. pimēlē, soft fat + G. orthos, straight, + pnoē, breath]