a heavy snoring sound accompanying respiration in certain diseases.
laborious or noisy breathing caused by obstructed air passages
stertor ster·tor (stûr’tər)
A heavy snoring inspiratory sound occurring in coma or deep sleep, sometimes due to obstruction of the larynx or upper airways.
verb (used without object), stetted, stetting. 1. let it stand (used imperatively as a direction on a printer’s proof, manuscript, or the like, to retain material previously cancelled, usually accompanied by a row of dots under or beside the material). verb (used with object), stetted, stetting. 2. to mark (a manuscript, printer’s proof, etc.) with […]
stethalgia ste·thal·gi·a (stě-thāl’jē-ə, -jə) n. Pain in the chest.
1. a combining form meaning “chest,” used in the formation of compound words: stethoscope. stetho- or steth- pref. Chest: stethalgia.
stethogoniometer steth·o·go·ni·om·e·ter (stěth’ō-gō’nē-ŏm’ĭ-tər) n. An apparatus used in the measurement of the curvatures of the thorax.