Cheyne-Stokes respiration love

Cheyne-Stokes respiration

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An abnormal type of breathing seen especially in comatose patients, characterized by alternating periods of shallow and deep breathing.

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  • noun abnormal respiration in which periods of shallow and deep breathing alternate

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After John Cheyne, (1777–1836), Scottish physician, and William , Stokes, (1804–1878), Irish physician.]

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