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apnea

[′ap·nē·ə]
(medicine)
A transient cessation of respiration.
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He had 109 OA's and 29 mixed apneas with only 7 of the events being accompanied by a drop in oxygen saturation.
Infants who went on to die of SIDS had more frequent obstructive and mixed apneas than controls, said Ineko Kato of Nagoya City University Medical School, Nagoya, Japan, and associates.
Mixed Apnea -- Any combination of the above events in the same child.