apneustic breathing

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ap·neus·tic breath·ing

pauses in the respiratory cycle at full inspiration, caused by damage of the respiratory control centers in the more caudal pons.
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ap·neus·tic breath·ing

(ap-nūstik brēdhing)
Gaps in the respiratory cycle at full inspiration, caused by damage of the respiratory control centers in the more caudal pons.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

apneustic breathing

Prolonged breath-holding occurring during inspiration or, less often, during expiration and followed by rapid breathing. This phenomenon is caused by brainstem damage in the PONS.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

ap·neus·tic breath·ing

(ap-nūstik brēdhing)
Pauses in respiratory cycle at full inspiration, caused by damage to respiratory control centers in the more caudal pons.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012