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[hahy-pop-nee-uh, hi-] /haɪˈpɒp ni ə, hɪ-/

noun, Pathology.
abnormally shallow and slow breathing.

hypopnea hy·pop·ne·a (hī-pŏp’nē-ə, hī’pō-nē’ə)
Abnormally slow or shallow breathing.
hy’pop·ne’ic adj.


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