Adjective "Apnoeic" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Apnoeic


    Definition:

    1. a temporary suspension of breathing, occurring in some newborns (infant apnea) and in some adults during sleep (sleep apnea)

    2. asphyxia.

    Origin:
    apnea

    Examples:

    "pauses can be apnoeic."

    "patients can be apnoeic."

    "mechanisms can be apnoeic."