SLEEP APNEA SYNDROMES
\slˈiːp ɐpnˈi͡ə sˈɪndɹə͡ʊmz], \slˈiːp ɐpnˈiə sˈɪndɹəʊmz], \s_l_ˈiː_p ɐ_p_n_ˈiə s_ˈɪ_n_d_ɹ_əʊ_m_z]\
Definitions of SLEEP APNEA SYNDROMES
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Disorders characterized by multiple cessations of respirations during sleep that induce partial arousals and interfere with the maintenance of sleep. Sleep apnea syndromes are divided into central (see SLEEP APENA, CENTRAL), obstructive (see SLEEP APNEA, OBSTRUCTIVE), and mixed central-obstructive types.
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Marcy, Randolph B.
- (1812-1887), served Mexican War, and brevetted major-general for services during Civil War. From 1869 to 1881 he was inspector-general. published "Exploration of the Red River" in 1852.