-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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