apnea definition

  • noun:
    • Temporary lack or cessation of respiration.
    • The cessation of breathing.
    • transient cessation of respiration.
    • Partial privation or suspension system of air; suffocation; identical to apnea.
    • In pathology, partial privation or suspension of respiration; wish of breathing.
    • See apn├Ža.
    • transient cessation of respiration

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