Cheyne-Stokes respiration

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Cheyne-Stokes respiration

[′chān·ē ′stōks res·pə′rā·shən]
(medicine)
Breathing characterized by periods of hyperpnea alternating with periods of apnea; rhythmic waxing and waning of respiration; occurs most commonly in older patients with heart failure and cerebrovascular disease.
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