Cheyne-Stokes breathing


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Cheyne-Stokes breathing

(ˈtʃeɪnˈstəʊks)
n
(Pathology) pathol alternating shallow and deep breathing, as in comatose patients
[C19: named after John Cheyne (1777–1836), Scottish physician, and William Stokes (1804–78), Irish physician]
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