apnoea

apnoea
n. respiratory failure; asphyxia; inability to breath (Medicine)

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  • Apnoea — Ap*n[oe] a, n. [NL., fr. Gr. a priv. + ?, ?, breath, ? to breathe, blow.] (Med.) Partial privation or suspension of breath; suffocation; same as {{apnea}}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apnoea — apnoea. См. остановка дыхания. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • apnoea — Véase apnea. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • apnoea — n. temporary cessation of breathing from any cause, formally defined as a reduction in nasal airflow to less than 30% of normal for more than 10 seconds. The presence of more than five episodes of apnoea per hour of sleep is indicative of… …   Medical dictionary

  • apnoea — n. temporary cessation of breathing from any cause, formally defined as a reduction in nasal airflow to less than 30% of normal for more than 10 seconds. The presence of more than five episodes of apnoea per hour of sleep is indicative of… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • apnoea — apnea apnea n. 1. transient cessation of respiration. [Also spelled {apnoea}.] [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apnoea — noun Apnoea/apnea is used after these nouns: ↑sleep …   Collocations dictionary

  • apnoea index — the number of apnoea episodes per hour of sleep …   Medical dictionary

  • apnoea index — the number of apnoea episodes per hour of sleep …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • apnoea — chiefly British variant of apnea …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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