noun ster·tor \ˈstər-tər, -ˌtr\

Definition of STERTOR

:  the act of producing a snoring sound :  snoring

Origin of STERTOR

New Latin, from Latin stertere to snore; akin to sternuere to sneeze
First Known Use: 1804

Rhymes with STERTOR

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noun ster·tor \ˈstərt-ər, ˈstər-ˌt(ə)r\

Medical Definition of STERTOR

:  the act or fact of snoring :  stertorous breathing


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