-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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