apneic pause

ap·ne·ic pause

cessation of air flow for more than 10 seconds. See: sleep apnea.

ap·ne·ic pause

(ap'nē-ik pawz)
Cessation of air flow for longer than 10 seconds.
See: sleep apnea
Synonym(s): apnoeic pause.
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(20,22) Although the cause-and-effect relationship remains open to question, presence of SA and/or NSDs are also related to EDS development as evidenced by EDS patients having a higher number of apneic pauses during sleep, poor nighttime sleep quality, and feeling fatigued.