Orthopnoea



[awr-thop-nee-uh, awr-thop-nee-uh, -thuh p-] /ɔrˈθɒp ni ə, ˌɔr θɒpˈni ə, -θəp-/

noun, Pathology.
1.
difficult or painful breathing except in an erect sitting or standing position.

orthopnea or·thop·ne·a (ôr’thŏp-nē’ə, ôr-thŏp’nē-ə)
n.
Discomfort in breathing that is relieved by sitting or standing in an erect position.

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