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Cheyne,John, Scottish physician, 1777-1836.
Cheyne-Stokes breathing - Synonym(s): Cheyne-Stokes respiration
Cheyne-Stokes psychosis - a mental state characterized by anxiety and restlessness, accompanying Cheyne-Stokes respiration.
Cheyne-Stokes respiration - the pattern of breathing characteristically seen in coma. Synonym(s): Cheyne-Stokes breathing
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