Biot breathing

(bē-ō′)

[Camille Biot, Fr. physician, b. 1878]
Breathing marked by several short breaths followed by long, irregular periods of apnea. It is seen in patients with increased intracranial pressure.
SEE: Cheyne-Stokes respiration

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