HyperDic: apnea

English > 1 sense of the word apnea:
NOUNstateapneatransient cessation of respiration
apnea > pronunciation
Soundsae'pniyah
RhymesAbyssinia ... zinnia: 217 rhymes with iyah...
English > apnea: 1 sense > noun 1, state
Meaningtransient cessation of respiration.
Narrowerperiodic apnea of the newbornIrregular breathing of newborns
sleep apneaapnea that occurs during sleep
Broadersymptom(medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
Spanishapnea
Catalanapnea
Adjectivesapneic, apnoeicof or relating to apnea

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