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Apnea vs. Dyspnea

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Apneanoun

(pathology) The cessation of breathing, most often in reference to transient instances thereof during sleep.

Dyspneanoun

(pathology) Difficult or labored respiration; shortness of breath.

Apneanoun

transient cessation of respiration.

Dyspneanoun

difficult or labored respiration

Apneanoun

transient cessation of respiration

Apnea

Apnea (BrE: apnoea) is the cessation of breathing. During apnea, there is no movement of the muscles of inhalation, and the volume of the lungs initially remains unchanged.

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