sleep apnea(redirected from Sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome)
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Related to Sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome: obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, OSAHS, Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, Obstructive sleep apnoea
Apnea caused by upper airway obstruction during sleep, associated with frequent awakening and often with daytime sleepiness.
a brief suspension of breathing occurring repeatedly during sleep.
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|Noun||1.||sleep apnea - apnea that occurs during sleep|
sleep disorder - a disturbance of the normal sleep pattern
cot death, crib death, infant death, SIDS, sudden infant death syndrome - sudden and unexpected death of an apparently healthy infant during sleep
apnea - transient cessation of respiration