from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A temporary suspension of breathing occurring repeatedly during sleep that often affects overweight people or those having an obstruction in the breathing tract, an abnormally small throat opening, or a neurological disorder.
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- n. Brief interruptions of breathing during sleep.
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- n. apnea that occurs during sleep
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