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Definition of "dyspnoea" [dysp•nœ•a]

  • Alternative spelling of dyspnea. (noun)

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Use "dyspnoea" in a sentence
  • "No signs of violence were to be discovered upon Sir Charles's person, and though the doctor's evidence pointed to an almost incredible facial distortion -- so great that Dr. Mortimer refused at first to believe that it was indeed his friend and patient who lay before him -- it was explained that that is a symptom which is not unusual in cases of dyspnoea {2} and death from cardiac exhaustion."
  • "When in a fever not of the intermittent type dyspnoea and delirium come on, the case is mortal."
  • "They form in the inferior parts when there is a collection of phlegm about the hypochondria; and in the upper when the continue soft and free of pain, and when dyspnoea having been present for a certain time, ceases without any obvious cause."