Cheyne-Stokes breathing


Cheyne-Stokes breathing
see under respiration.

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  • cheyne-stokes breathing — noun see cheyne stokes respiration …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cheyne-Stokes breathing — [tʃeɪn] noun Medicine an abnormal cyclical pattern of breathing in which the rate gradually decreases to a complete stop and then increases again. Origin C19: named after the physicians John Cheyne and William Stokes …   English new terms dictionary

  • Cheyne-Stokes respiration — ICD 10 R06.3 ICD 9 786.04 MeSH D002639 …   Wikipedia

  • Cheyne-Stokes respiration — chān( ē) .stōks n cyclic breathing marked by a gradual increase in the rapidity of respiration followed by a gradual decrease and total cessation for from 5 to 50 seconds and found esp. in advanced kidney and heart disease, asthma, and increased …   Medical dictionary

  • Cheyne-Stokes respiration — adj. Med. (of a breathing cycle) with a gradual decrease of movement to a complete stop, followed by a gradual increase. Etymology: J. Cheyne, Sc. physician d. 1836, and W. Stokes, Ir. physician d. 1878 * * * noun abnormal respiration in which… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cheyne-Stokes-Atmung — Atemmuster bei Cheyne Stokes Atmung. Aufgetragen ist die Atemtiefe über der Zeit. Bei der Cheyne Stokes Atmung – benannt nach John Cheyne (1777–1836) und William Stokes (1804–1878) – handelt es sich um eine pathologische Atmungsform. Sie ist… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cheyne-Stokes respiration (breathing sign) — Cheyne Stokes res·pi·ra·tion (breathing, sign) (chānґ stōksґ) [John Cheyne, Scottish physician, 1777–1836; William Stokes, Irish physician, 1804–1878] see under respiration …   Medical dictionary

  • Cheyne-Stokes respiration — [chān′stōks′] n. respiration characterized by cycles of deep, rapid breathing and weak, slow breathing, as in cases of heart failure or coma * * * …   Universalium

  • Cheyne-Stokes respiration — [chān′stōks′] n. respiration characterized by cycles of deep, rapid breathing and weak, slow breathing, as in cases of heart failure or coma …   English World dictionary

  • Cheyne-Stokes respiration — a striking form of breathing in which there is a cyclical variation in the rate, which becomes slower until breathing stops for several seconds before speeding up to a peak and then slowing again. It occurs when the sensitivity of the respiratory …   The new mediacal dictionary