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Definition of the adjective dyspneic

What does dyspneic mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. not breathing or able to breathe except with difficulty

Alternative definition of the adjective dyspneic


  1. Afflicted with dyspnea; possessing unhealthy breathing.

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Elder Care (2013)

The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric Health and Social Care, Third Edition by Elizabeth A. Capezuti PhD, RN, FAAN, Michael L. Malone MD, Paul R. Katz MD, Mathy Mezey DSc, EdD, MED, BSN

Additionally, dyspneic persons often complain of a sense of excessive work of breathing. This may be caused by weakness of respiratory muscles, such as a flat and weak diaphragm from COPD and air trapping, or increased resistance to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Nutrition, Four-Volume Set (2005)

by Lindsay Allen, Andrew Prentice

The patient dies intensely dyspneic but usually fully conscious. horizontal), ataxic gait, and an abnormal mental state that can range from mild delirium to global confusion. Liver disease and tachycardia occur in more than 50% of cases.

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

Warre, Esqs== Dyspneic. Affected with dyspnoea , dyspnoeic. Warre', 'RRER: # threat 'Til Dyspnoea. See Dyspnea. Dyspnoeic. See Dyspneic. Dyspragia. Difficult and painful functioning in any organ; dyspraxia.

Google previewThe American Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Ophthalmology (1917)

by Casey Albert Wood

Mydriasis, Dyspneic. Mydriasis which occurs in dyspnea as a result, perhaps, of irritation of the sympathetic. Mydriasis, Jumping. See Mydriasis, Spasmodic. Mydriasis medicamentosa. (L.) Dilation of the pupil due to drugs. Mydriasis, Psychic.

Google previewPocket Medical Dictionary (1999)

by B. Jain Publishers Staff

Dyspneic, disp-ne'-ik. Affected with dyspnea.

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Bio-Medecine (2001)

by Rita Singh

breathlessness and then became dyspneic. asphyxial convulsions and paralysis of the hind limbs following. The death occurs owing to respiratory failure, the heart continuing to beat for sometime after ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2013)

by Mosby

dyspneal, dyspneic, adj. dyspraxia /disprak'sé~o/ [Gk, dys + prassein, to do], a partial loss of the ability to perform skilled, coordinated movements in the absence of any associated defect in motor or sensory functions. dysprosium (Dy) ...

Google previewThe Student's Medical Dictionary (1904)

Including All the Words and Phrases Generally Used in Medicine, with Their Proper Pronunciation and Definitions; Based on Recent Medical Literature by George Milbry Gould

Dyspneic (disp-ne'ii) [ Ate, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Nutrition (2012)

by Lindsay H Allen, Andrew Prentice

The patient dies intensely dyspneic but usually fully conscious.

Google previewAn English Dictionary with AB Index and Frequency (2010)

by Xuhua Chen

a dyspneic condition 2. (obscene) insulting terms of address ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Donald Venes, MD

Dyspneic patients breathe rapidly, often laboring to draw breath even when at rest. Retractions of the intercostal and supraclavicular spaces are visible during inspiration. Sleep apnea is characterized by episodes of stalled breathing followed ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, The Olympic Textbook of Medicine in Sport (2009)

by Martin P. Schwellnus

Dyspneic sensations are commonly cited as factors limiting exercise during exercise. It has been hypothesized that RM training may decrease perception of respiratory exertion and contribute to the observed increase in constant load exercise ...

Google previewThe American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1916)

dyspneic (disp-ne'ik).

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Scrabble value of D2Y4S1P3N1E1I1C3

The value of this 8-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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