apnea

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apnea

[′ap·nē·ə]
(medicine)
A transient cessation of respiration.
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Breath holding time was measured in seconds from the time of holding breath after deep inspiration till the breaking point of the held breath by using a stop watch.
High negative inspiratory pressure as produced by the patient's effort, regardless of breath holding method.
Charlotte and her rugby player boyfriend Gavin Henson have been told by doctors that she is suffering from BHS - Breath Holding Spells.
Developed by a Russian doctor, the Buteyko Method focuses on nasal breathing, breath holding and relaxation techniques.
cerebri media in resting conditions and after 30 sec of breath holding with transcranial Doppler before treatment and after a 12-week long oral vinpocetine treatment.
Cultivating an appreciation for the textures and variations of breath sounds as we move through life on and off our yoga mat, we can also learn to notice unconscious breath holding and moments of shallow breathing.
Effect of breath holding on blood flow measurement using fast velocity encoded cine MRI.
In infants and preschoolers, breath holding spells can be mistaken for seizures.
The other competition is the static apnoea or breath holding -- you lie face down in a pool, gaining points for each five second period.