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Medical Dictionary


noun ap·nea

Medical Definition of APNEA

:  transient cessation of respiration whether normal (as in hibernating animals) or abnormal (as that caused by certain drugs)—see sleep apnea
ap·ne·ic or chiefly British ap·noe·ic \ap-ˈnē-ik\ adjective

Variants of APNEA

ap·nea or chiefly British ap·noea \ˈap-nē-ə, ap-ˈnē-\
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