Hyperpnea meaning

hīpərp-nēə, hīpər-nēə
Abnormally deep or rapid breathing.
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Abnormally rapid breathing; panting.
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Abnormally deep or rapid breathing.
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(medicine) Deep and rapid respiration that occurs normally after exercise or abnormally with fever or various disorders.
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Origin of hyperpnea

  • hyper– Greek pnoiā, -pnoia breath, breathing (from pnein to breathe pneu- in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • hyper- +‎ -pnea

    From Wiktionary