hypoventilation syndrome

/ˌhaɪpoʊˌvɛntəˌleɪʃən ˈsɪndroʊm/ (say .huypoh.ventuh.layshuhn 'sindrohm)

noun Medicine
abnormally low respiration which is not the result of disease, affecting sufferers particularly during sleep and resulting in inadequate ventilation.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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