central apnea

n.

Apnea resulting from medullary depression that inhibits respiratory movement.

Nearby words

  1. central african republic,
  2. central america,
  3. central american,
  4. central amputation,
  5. central angle,
  6. central artery of retina,
  7. central bank,
  8. central bedfordshire,
  9. central casting,
  10. central city


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