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a modification of the respiratory rhythm caused by the inhalation of an irritating vapor.
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A change in respiratory depth and rate, coughing, suffocation, and pulmonary edema when an irritant vapor is inhaled.
See also: reflex
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pne·o·pne·ic re·flex(nēop-nēik rēfleks)
Modification of respiratory rhythm caused by inhalation of an irritating vapor.
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