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すいみんきゅうしょうこうぐん 睡眠時無呼吸症候群
Noun
1. sleep apnea syndrome; SAS
Wikipedia definition
2. Sleep apneaSleep apnoea is a sleep disorder characterized by abnormal pauses in breathing or instances of abnormally low breathing, during sleep. Each pause in breathing, called an apnea, can last from a few seconds to minutes, and may occur 5 to 30 times or more an hour. Similarly, each abnormally low breathing event is called a hypopnea. Sleep apnea is diagnosed with an overnight sleep test called a polysomnogram, or "sleep study".
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