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snore

(snōr),
1. A rough, rattling, inspiratory noise produced by vibration of the pendulous palate, or sometimes of the vocal folds, during sleep or coma.
See also: stertor, rhonchus.
2. To breathe noisily, or with a snore.
[A.S. snora]

snore

(snor)
1. rough, noisy breathing during sleep, due to vibration of the uvula and soft palate.
2. to produce such sounds during sleep.

snore

(snôr)
intr.v. snored, snoring, snores
To breathe during sleep with harsh, snorting noises caused by vibration of the soft palate.
n.
1. The act or an instance of snoring.
2. The noise so produced.

snor′er n.

snore

[snôr]
a harsh, rough sound of breathing caused by vibration of the uvula and soft palate during sleep.

snore

Snoring Sleep disorders A harsh buzzing noise in a sleeper, produced primarily with inspiration during sleep due to vibration of soft palate and pillars of oropharyngeal inlet; snoring ↑ with age; it affects 60% of ♂, 40% of ♀; many snorers have incomplete obstruction of upper airway, and may develop obstructive sleep apnea; it is associated with ↑ risk of HTN, coronary ischemia, CVAs; alcoholism, arthritis, asthma, daytime drowsiness, depression, DM, insomnia, obesity World record A Swede who saws wood at 93 dB Management Isolated snoring needs no treatment; it may be ↓ with a nasal dilator, or surgery to tighten redundant soft palate. See Obstructive sleep anpea syndrome. Cf Sleep disorders, Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty.

snore

(snōr)
1. A rough, rattling inspiratory noise produced by vibration of the pendulous palate, or sometimes of the vocal cords, during sleep or coma.
See also: stertor, rhonchus
2. To breathe noisily, or with a snore.
[A.S. snora]

Patient discussion about snore

Q. In what way snoring is related to ADHD? My 5 year old son snores at night. He has disturbed sleep too and as a result the very next morning he remains sleepy for the day. This makes him tired and he is showing the signs of denial to go to school and make excuses. I have taken him to the doctor for the snoring problem. After some rounds of check up and some tests and with the help of a psychologist he was confirmed for ADHD. In what way snoring is related to ADHD?

A. Sleep apnea (while asleep the person stop breathing occasionally) in children has been linked to growth problems, ADHD, poor school performance, learning difficulties, bedwetting, and high blood pressure. it is a serious matter, if you did a sleep study - it probably shown up if he has it. not all children that snores have sleep apnea.

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He stood a minute watching Tommy Brock and listening attentively to the snores.
The snores were almost apoplectic; but the grin was not quite so big.
I noted the gurgling forefoot was very like a snore, and as I listened to it the effect of Wolf Larsen's swift rush from sublime exultation to despair slowly left me.
Sparsit, 'I cannot say that I have heard him precisely snore, and therefore must not make that statement.
Bumble; 'and although I was NOT snoring, I shall snore, gape, sneeze, laugh, or cry, as the humour strikes me; such being my prerogative.
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When a person snores, the noise comes from the vibration of the soft palate and tissue in the mouth, nose or throat.
I now can't sleep due to loud snores from this man.
Likewise, no significant differences were seen in the number of snores per hour (snoring index) or the respiratory disturbance index.
Self-employed builder Brian, 61, said: "Everyone snores at my time of life.
Perry was fitted with a CPAP machine and wears it, but his wife said he snores around it.