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OSA

Abbreviation for obstructive sleep apnea.

OSA

Obstructive sleep apnea. See Sleep apnea.

OSA

Abbreviation for obstructive sleep apnea.

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)

A potentially life-threatening condition characterized by episodes of breathing cessation during sleep alternating with snoring or disordered breathing. The low levels of oxygen in the blood of patients with OSA may eventually cause heart problems or stroke.
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