TITLE

stertorous

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2074
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "stertorous" is presented. It refers to a condition related to laborious breathing which provokes a snoring sound.
ACCESSION #
21246788

 

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