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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 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 previewA Pocket medical dictionary (1911)

by George Milbry Gould

Dyspneic, disp-ne'-ik. Affected with dyspnea. Dyspragia, dis-pra' '-yeah. Difficult and painful performance of any function. Dysspermasia, dis-sper-ma' -ze-ah.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Nutrition (2012)

by Lindsay H Allen, Andrew Prentice

The patient dies intensely dyspneic but usually fully conscious.

Google previewThe American illustrated medical dictionary. 1919 (1919)

10th ed

until they reach a maximum and become dyspneic in character, cog-wheel r., a form with a peculiar jerky inspiration; breathing in which the expiratory and inspiratory sounds are not continuous, but are split into two or more separate sounds.

Google previewThe American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1901)

intensity of the respiratory movements, followed by total cessation for a space of from five to forty seconds: this in turn is followed by gradual increase of respiratory movements until they reach a maximum and become dyspneic in character.

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 previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences (1898)

Including the Pronunciation, Accentuation, Derivation, and Definition of the Terms Used in Medicine, Anatomy, Surgery ... by George Milbry Gould

Dyspneic, a grave form associated with congestion of the lungs and speedy death. It is most frequent in infants and young soldiers. M., False. Synonym of lt'5t/win. M., Fire.

Google previewThe Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (1919)

Containing All the Words and Phrases Generally Used in Medicine and the Allied Sciences, with Their Proper Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition by George Milbry Gould, Richard John Ernst Scott

dyspneic (disp-ne'-ik) [ dyspnea]. Affected with or caused by dyspnea. dyspragia (dts-pra'-je-ah) [dys-; ...

Google previewDictionary of medical terms (1899)

by Henry Eugène de Méric

Dyspneic. Affecté, -ée (adj),de dyspnée ; Causé, -ée (adj), par la dyspnée. Dysspermatism. Dysspermatisme, s.m.; Dysspermasie, s.f. Dysstasia, or Dystasia. Difficulté (/) de se tenir debout. Dystaxia. Ataxie partielle. Dysteleology.

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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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