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  • n. Alternative spelling of hyperpnea.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Abnormal breathing, due to slightly deficient arterialization of the blood; -- in distinction from eupnœa. See eupnœa, and dispnœa.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. energetic (deep and rapid) respiration that occurs normally after exercise or abnormally with fever or various disorders


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