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Dyspnea

Synonym(s)

  • dyspnoeas

Definition(s)

Difficult or labored breathing.

Definition from: MeSH via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

Labored or difficult breathing associated with a variety of disorders, indicating inadequate ventilation or low blood oxygen.

Definition from: CRISP Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: September 15, 2014