• WordNet 3.6
    • n dyspnoea difficult or labored respiration
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dyspnoea In pathology, difficulty of breathing; difficult or labored respiration.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Dyspnoea disp-nē′a difficulty of breathing
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. dys, ill, pnoē, breathing.


In literature:

With the first warm weather, when the pear trees began to blossom, she suffered from dyspnoea.
"Madame Bovary" by Gustave Flaubert
Suppose a blister to diminish a man's pain, effusion or dyspnoea to the saving of twenty per cent.
"Medical Essays" by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
It also gave great relief to the dyspnoea.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 415, December 15, 1883" by Various
There was marked dyspnoea, and all the signs of impending dissolution.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 841, February 13, 1892" by Various
Dyspnoea in cold bath, xxxii.
"Zoonomia, Vol. I" by Erasmus Darwin
The prominent symptoms of both diseases are pain in the chest or side, cough and fever and dyspnoea.
"Gilbertus Anglicus" by Henry Ebenezer Handerson
Dyspnoea was not a prominent primary symptom.
"Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900" by George Henry Makins
This bronchial discharge was accompanied by considerable relief to the cough and dyspnoea.
"An Investigation into the Nature of Black Phthisis" by Archibald Makellar
I was once called to a bull laboring under alarming dyspnoea that had gradually increased.
"Cattle and Their Diseases" by Robert Jennings
In the last stage of a phthisis pulmonalis, suffered much from dyspnoea, and anasarca.
"An Account of the Foxglove and some of its Medical Uses" by William Withering
The palpitation and dyspnoea were greatly augmented by ascending stairs.
"Cases of Organic Diseases of the Heart" by John Collins Warren
With the first warm weather, when the pear-trees began to blossom, she suffered from dyspnoea.
"Madame Bovary" by Gustave Flaubert
Dyspnoea from cold bath, iv.
"Zoonomia, Vol. II" by Erasmus Darwin
There is marked dyspnoea and a short, dry cough.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
The seizure may be accompanied by convulsions, and death has occurred from dyspnoea.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 7" by Various
The attacks of spasmodic dyspnoea were a sequel of hay fever.
"New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers" by Various
Two hours later the boy became conscious and complained of great thirst and dyspnoea.
"Essays In Pastoral Medicine" by Austin ÓMalley
Dyspnoea may be produced by many different causes, whose possibility must be remembered in its interpretation as a means of diagnosis.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
Then there is usually dyspnoea, great depression, coldness of the extremities, headache with giddiness, and slight tetanic convulsions.
"Memoranda on Poisons" by Thomas Hawkes Tanner
The symptoms of anaphylaxis first observed were urticaria, arthritis, and dyspnoea.
"The Treatment of Hay Fever" by George Frederick Laidlaw

In news:

A 42-year-old woman presented in October, 2011, describing dyspnoea, a non-productive cough, left-sided pleuritic chest discomfort, and 10 kg weight loss over 2 months.