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Dyspnea

Introduction: Dyspnea

Description of Dyspnea

Dyspnea: Medical term referring to difficulty breathing or labored breathing.

Dyspnea: Difficult, painful breathing or shortness of breath.
Source: National Institute of Health

Dyspnea: difficult or labored respiration.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Dyspnea: labored or difficult breathing associated with a variety of disorders, indicating inadequate ventilation or low blood oxygen.
Source: CRISP

Dyspnea: Difficult or labored breathing.
Source: MeSH 2007

Dyspnea: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Dyspnea:

Dyspnea as a Symptom

Dyspnea (symptom): Another name for Breathing difficulties.
  »Introduction: Breathing difficulties
  »Causes of Breathing difficulties

Dyspnea (symptom): Various types of breathing difficulty (dyspnea)....more »

Dyspnea (symptom): Breathing difficulty of any kind (or any kind of "shortness of breath") is a potentially life-threatening ... more

Dyspnea: See also Breathing difficulties:
  »Introduction: Breathing difficulties
  »Causes of Breathing difficulties

More information on symptom: Breathing difficulties:

Terms associated with Dyspnea:

Terms Similar to Dyspnea:

Source - WordNet 2.1

More specific terms for Dyspnea:

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Dyspnea

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Dyspnea

The following list attempts to classify Dyspnea into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • symptom
  • evidence,grounds
  • information
  • cognition,knowledge,noesis
  • psychological feature

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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