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TERMINOLOGY DATABASE
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Similar terms: OAS, OCAS, OSA, OSS, sas

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Illness · Medical science
ga siondróm aipnia chodlata toirmeascach REFERENCE Faomhadh an téarma seo mar chuid de Thionscadal Lex
ga siondróm aipnia chodlata bhacúil REFERENCE Faomhadh an téarma seo mar chuid de Thionscadal Lex
en obstructive sleep apnea | obstructive sleep apnea syndrome | OSAS | OSA
DEFINITION respiratory condition in which the throat repeatedly narrows or closes during sleep REFERENCE BBC "Health" website , http://www.bbc.co.uk/health/conditions/sleepapnoea1.shtml , [21.04.2008]
COMMENT Air is blocked from getting into the lungs, and low oxygen levels cause the brain to wake the person up.
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