apneusis

noun
ap·​neu·​sis | \ ap-ˈn(y)ü-səs How to pronounce apneusis (audio) \
plural apneuses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce apneuses (audio) \

Medical Definition of apneusis

: sustained tonic contraction of the respiratory muscles resulting in prolonged inspiration

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