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sleep apnea

a temporary suspension ofbreathing occurring repeatedly during sleep that oftenaffects overweight people or those having an obstruction inthe breathing tract, an abnormally small throat opening, ora neurological disorder.

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September 20th 2021

cross tolerance

this phenomenon arises in some drug categories, such as theopiates (heroin, morphine etc) and tryptamines (LSD,mescaline and psilocybin) when the prolonged use of one drugin the group results in the development of tolerance to theothers opioids.