Definition of Hypopnea

1. Noun. Slow or shallow breathing.




Definition of Hypopnea

1. Noun. (pathology) a disorder which involves episodes of overly shallow breathing or an abnormally low respiratory rate. ¹

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Definition of Hypopnea

1. abnormally shallow breathing [n -S]

Medical Definition of Hypopnea

1. Breathing that is shallower, and/or slower, than normal. Synonym: oligopnea. Origin: hypo-+ G. Pnoe, breathing (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypopnea

hypoplasias
hypoplasic
hypoplastic
hypoplastic anaemia
hypoplastic anemia
hypoplastic dwarf
hypoplastic heart
hypoplastic left heart syndrome
hypoplastra
hypoplastron
hypoplastrons
hypoploid
hypoploids
hypoploidy
hypopnea (current term)
hypopneas
hypopneic
hypopnoea
hypoposia
hypopraxia
hypoproaccelerinaemia
hypoproconvertinaemia
hypoprofusion
hypoproliferative anaemia
hypoproteinaemia
hypoproteinemia
hypoproteinosis

Literary usage of Hypopnea

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1. Strategy Development Workshop on Sleep Education: Summary Report edited by Barbara J. Fink, Susan T. Shero (1995)
"Magnitude of the Problem In the United States, the prevalence rate of sleep-disordered breathing characterized by five or more episodes of apnea or hypopnea ..."

2. Physical diagnosis by Howard Schultz Anders (1907)
"... 116. signs of, 207. Hypostatic congestion, 207. in, 391. hypopnea, 59. Hypostasis, differentiation of physical transition of, mto pulmonary edema, 208. ..."

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