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  • Apnea

    a temporary suspension of breathing, occurring in some newborns (infant apnea) and in some adults during sleep (sleep apnea) . n. “suspension of breathing,” also apnoea, 1719, Modern Latin, from Greek apnoia “absence of respiration,” from apnos “without breathing,” from a- “not” (see a- (3)) + pnein “to breathe” (see pneuma). apnea ap·ne·a (āp’nē-ə, āp-nē’ə) […]

  • Apneic

    a temporary suspension of breathing, occurring in some newborns (infant apnea) and in some adults during sleep (sleep apnea) . adj. 1883, from apnea + -ic. n. “suspension of breathing,” also apnoea, 1719, Modern Latin, from Greek apnoia “absence of respiration,” from apnos “without breathing,” from a- “not” (see a- (3)) + pnein “to breathe” […]



  • Apneumia

    apneumia apneumia ap·neu·mi·a (āp-nōō’mē-ə, -nyōō’-) n. Congenital absence of the lungs.

  • Apneusis

    noun (pathol) protracted gasping inhalation followed by short inefficient exhalation, which can cause asphyxia



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