- A sleep disorder that is marked by pauses in breathing of 10 seconds or more during sleep, and causes unrestful sleep. Symptoms include loud or abnormal snoring, daytime sleepiness, irritability, and depression.
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Sleep apnea — Classification and external resources Obstructive sleep apnea ICD 10 G … Wikipedia
sleep apnea — n brief periods of recurrent cessation of breathing during sleep that is caused esp. by obstruction of the airway or a disturbance in the brain s respiratory center and is associated esp. with excessive daytime sleepiness * * * transient periods… … Medical dictionary
sleep apnea — n. a chronic disorder in which breathing is briefly suspended repeatedly during sleep * * * … Universalium
sleep apnea — n. a chronic disorder in which breathing is briefly suspended repeatedly during sleep … English World dictionary
sleep apnea — sleep′ ap nea n. pat a brief suspension of breathing occurring repeatedly during sleep • Etymology: 1975–80 … From formal English to slang
sleep apnea — noun apnea that occurs during sleep • Hypernyms: ↑apnea, ↑sleep disorder • Hyponyms: ↑sudden infant death syndrome, ↑SIDS, ↑infant death, ↑crib death, ↑cot death * * * … Useful english dictionary
sleep apnea — noun Date: 1975 apnea that recurs during sleep and is caused especially by obstruction of the airway or a disturbance in the brain s respiratory center … New Collegiate Dictionary
sleep apnea. — See under apnea. [1975 80] * * * … Universalium
sleep apnea. — See under apnea. [1975 80] … Useful english dictionary
sleep apnea — noun Brief interruptions of breathing during sleep … Wiktionary