Cheyne-Stokes respiration

noun
\ˌchān(-ē)-ˌstōks- \

Medical Definition of Cheyne-Stokes respiration 

: cyclic breathing marked by a gradual increase in the rapidity of respiration followed by a gradual decrease and total cessation for from 5 to 50 seconds and found especially in advanced kidney and heart disease, asthma, and increased intracranial pressure

called also Cheyne-Stokes breathing

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