apnea
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "apnoea."
apnea(
ahp
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ni
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uh
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (medicine)
a. la apnea
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Some of the parents who monitored their babies' sleep reported episodes of apnea.Algunos de los padres que monitorizaron el sueño de sus bebés informaron de episodios de apnea.
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apnea
Listen to an audio pronunciation
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apnea(
ahp
-
neh
-
ah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (medicine)
a. apnea
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Mi esposa me dijo que sufro de apnea del sueño y que también ronco.My wife told me I suffer from sleep apnea and also snore.
b. apnoea (United Kingdom)
Mi cuñado duerme con un aparato que le ayuda con la apnea.My brother-in-law sleeps with an apparatus that helps him with his apnea.
2. (sport)
a. apnea
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Mark practica apnea y buceo superficial.Mark practices apnea and snorkeling.
b. apnoea (United Kingdom)
Siri va a competir en una competición de apnea estática.Siri is going to compete in a static apnea competition.
c. freediving
¿Te gustan los deportes extremos como la apnea y el puenting?Do you like extreme sports like free-diving and bungee jumping?
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apnea
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (medicine)
a. apnea
apnea del sueñosleep apnea
2. (sports)
a. free diving
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apnea
(also apnea del sueño) sleep apnoea; sleep apnea; (EEUU)
La apnea son pausas de la respiración durante el sueño, que duran generalmente más de 10 segundos. ¿ Puedo saber si tengo apnea del sueño sin acudir al medico?
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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sleep apnea
la apnea del sueño
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