pneo-, -pnea, -pneic, -pnoea, -pnoeic, -pneo +

(Greek: air, wind; breathing)

pneogaster
A term for the whole respiratory tract, considered as a specialized portion of the intestinal tract.
pneograph
An instrument invented by Mortimer Granville for indicating the force and character of expiration by means of a light disk suspended in front of the mouth and connected with a needle that makes an automatic tracing.
pneometer
Said to be an obsolete term for spirometer (a gasometer used for measuring respiratory gases).
pneometry
Said to be an obsolete term for (making pulmonary measurements with a spirometer).
pneoscope
An instrument for measuring the extent of the respiratory excursions of the chest.
pneotachy
A fast rate of respiration.
polypnea
Very rapid breathing; panting; tachypnea.
sleepapnea, sleep apnea
1. The suspension of breathing while sleeping (it may be temporary or even permanent).
2. A temporary suspension of breathing occurring repeatedly during sleep that often affects overweight people or those having an obstruction in the breathing tract, an abnormally small throat opening, or a neurological disorder.
tachypnea
Rapid breathing.
traumatopnea, traumatopnoea (British); traumatopneas, traumatopnoeas (British) (nouns)
Passage of respiratory air in and out through a wound of the chest wall.
trepopnea
Breathing difficulty occurring while lying down in a particular posture.

Word units related to breath and breathe: hal-; pneumato-; pneumo-; psych-; spiro.

Cross references of word groups that are related, directly or indirectly, to: "air, wind": aello-; aeolo-; aero-; anemo-; atmo-; austro-; flat-, flatu-; phys-; pneumato-; turb-; vent-; zephyro-.