cogwheel respiration

[kŏgwēl′]

n.

Respiration in which the inspiratory sound is punctuated by two or three silent intervals.

Nearby words

  1. cognoscitive,
  2. cognovit,
  3. cogon,
  4. cogswell chair,
  5. cogwheel,
  6. cogwheel rigidity,
  7. cohab,
  8. cohabit,
  9. cohabitate,
  10. cohabitation


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