from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Rapid breathing.
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- n. Alternative spelling of tachypnoea.
New Latin : tachy- + Greek pnoiē, breathing (from pnein, to breathe; see pneu- in Indo-European roots).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)