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tachypnea

División en sílabas: tach·yp·ne·a
Pronunciación: /ˌtakə(p)ˈnēə
 
/
(British tachypnoea)

Definición de tachypnea en inglés:

sustantivo

Medicine
Abnormally rapid breathing.
Example sentences
  • On her second hospital day she developed fever, tachycardia and tachypnea, progressive respiratory distress, and hypotension.
  • Abnormal findings on examination included decreased breath sounds, tachypnea, rapid atrial fibrillation with a ventricular rate as high as 170, splenomegaly, and a right-sided abdominal mass.
  • The patient was an obese white woman who was in mild respiratory distress with tachypnea of 22 breaths/min.

Origen

late 19th century: from tachy- 'swift' + Greek pnoē 'breathing'.

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