cheyne-stokes breathing

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Cheyne-Stokes breathing (ˈtʃeɪnˈstəʊks)
pathol alternating shallow and deep breathing, as in comatose patients
[C19: named after John Cheyne (1777--1836), Scottish physician, and William Stokes (1804--78), Irish physician]

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