periodic breathing

/ˌˈpɪriˌɑdɪk ˌbriðɪŋ/

Definitions of periodic breathing
  1. noun
    abnormal respiration in which periods of shallow and deep breathing alternate
    synonyms: Cheyne-Stokes respiration
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    type of:
    breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation
    the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
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