1. orthopnea

noun. form of dyspnea in which the person can breathe comfortably only when standing or sitting erect; associated with asthma and emphysema and angina pectoris.


  • dyspnea

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Sentences with orthopnea

1. Noun, singular or mass
However, if you are experiencing orthopnea that has developed or progressed rapidly, seek emergency care as this may indicate a life-threatening problem.