apgar rating

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apgar score or apgar rating (ˈæpɡɑː)
 
n
a system for determining the condition of an infant at birth by allotting a maximum of 2 points to each of the following: heart rate, breathing effort, muscle tone, response to stimulation, and colour
 
[C20: named after V. Apgar (1909--74), US anaesthetist]
 
apgar rating or apgar rating
 
n
 
[C20: named after V. Apgar (1909--74), US anaesthetist]

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