-pnea

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Representing -πνοια ‎(-pnoia), the common terminal element of the Ancient Greek ἄπνοια ‎(ápnoia, apnea), δύσπνοια ‎(dúspnoia, dyspnea), εὔπνοια ‎(eúpnoia, eupnea), ὀρθόπνοια ‎(orthópnoia, orthopnea), etc, from πνέω ‎(pnéō, I blow) and πνοή ‎(pnoḗ, breath, breathing).

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-pnea

  1. (physiology) breathing, respiration

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