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Definition of "dyspneic" [dyspneic]

  • Afflicted with dyspnea; possessing unhealthy breathing. (adjective)

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Use "dyspneic" in a sentence
  • ""Severe vomiting, diarrhoea, rectal tenesmus: unable to keep standing, she urinates under herself; the pupils are dilated, the eyes haggard; complete mind-blindness, near-total failure of reflexes, deep unconsciousness, breathing dyspneic, heart-beat faint and very fast, pulse barely perceptible; dead in thirty-six hours.""
  • "[294] Never use general anesthesia on dyspneic patient."
  • "To attempt general anesthesia in a dyspneic case is to invite disaster (see Tracheotomy)."