Definition of Apnea. Meaning of Apnea. Synonyms of Apnea

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Meaning of Apnea from wikipedia

- Apnea (BrE: apnoea) is the cessation of breathing. During apnea, there is no movement of the muscles of inhalation, and the volume of the lungs initially...
- Sleep apnea, also spelled sleep apnoea, is a sleep disorder in which pauses in breathing or periods of shallow breathing during sleep occur more often...
- Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the most common sleep-related breathing disorder and is characterized by recurrent episodes of complete or partial obstruction...
- Static apnea (STA) is a discipline in which a person holds their breath (apnea) underwater for as long as possible, and need not swim any distance. Static...
- The Apnea–Hypopnea Index or Apnoea–Hypopnoea Index (AHI) is an index used to indicate the severity of sleep apnea. It is represented by the number of...
- Central sleep apnea (CSA) or central sleep apnea syndrome (CSAS) is a sleep-related disorder in which the effort to breathe is diminished or absent, typically...
- Dynamic apnea covers two of the eight competitive freediving categories recognised by the AIDA International (International ****ociation for Development...
- Apnea of prematurity is defined as cessation of breathing by a premature infant that lasts for more than 20 seconds and/or is accompanied by hypoxia or...
- No-limits apnea is an AIDA International freediving discipline in which the freediver descends and ascends with the method of his or her choice. Often...
- called an apnea. The pattern repeats, with each cycle usually taking 30 seconds to 2 minutes. It is an oscillation of ventilation between apnea and hyperpnea...
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