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apnea

ap·ne·a

apnea

pronunciation:
aep ni
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part of speech: noun
definition: a temporary cessation of breathing.
derivations: apneal (adj.), apneic (adj.)
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The word apnea contains the following part:
pneum, pneumo, pneumon, pneumat, -pnea Greek root that means air, breath, wind, spirit