abdominodiaphragmatic breathing

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /æbˌdɑm.ɪ.noʊ.di.ə.fɹæɡˈmæt.ɪk/

Noun[edit]

abdominodiaphragmatic breathing (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) A type of breathing used to treat dyspnea, where the patient used the abdominal muscles for the expiration and the diaphragm for the inspiration.

References[edit]

  • 1993 [1940], Thomas, Clayton L. editor, Taber's Encyclopedic Medical Dictionary, 5th, Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis Company, ISBN 0-8036-8313-8, page 1: