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Tachypnea Rapid breathing.
Bradypnea Slow breathing ,refers to an abnormally slow breathing rate. The rate at which bradypnea is diagnosed depends upon the age of the patient.
Tachycardia Rapid Heart Rate
Bradycardia Slowness Heart Rate
Systole Term describing the contraction of the heart
Asystole is a state of no cardiac electrical activity, hence no contractions of the myocardium and no cardiac output or blood flow.
Eupnea normal relaxed breathing.
Apnea Term for suspension of external breathing. Temporary cessation of breathing, esp. during sleep.
Hyperpnea energetic (deep and rapid) respiration that occurs normally after exercise or abnormally with fever or various disorders.
Bounding To leap forward or upward; spring.
Thready Of, relating to, or resembling a thread. Consisting of or resembling thread; filamentous.
Hyperventilation is the state of breathing faster and/or deeper than normal
Dyspnea Difficulty in breathing often associated with lung or heart disease
Fever 1.An abnormally high body temperature, usually accompanied by shivering, headache, and in severe instances, delirium.
Febrile Of, relating to, or characterized by fever; feverish.
Afebrile Having no fever.
Angina A condition, such as severe sore throat, in which spasmodic attacks of suffocating pain occur.
Wheezing To breathe with difficulty, producing a hoarse whistling sound
Rales An abnormal respiratory sound characterized by fine crackles.
Rhonchi A coarse rattling sound somewhat like snoring, usually caused by secretion in a bronchial tube
Orthopnea a respiratory ailment in which the sufferer can breathe only when standing upright
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