Respiration slowed or stopped; Not breathing; Respiratory arrest; Apnea
Definition of Breathing – slowed or stopped
Breathing that slows down or stops from any cause is called apnea.
Jacob L. Heller, MD, Emergency Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, Clinic. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 1/16/2009