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Definition of the noun pulmonary emphysema
What does pulmonary emphysema mean as a name of something?
- an abnormal condition of the lungs marked by decreased respiratory function; associated with smoking or chronic bronchitis or old age
- lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
- synonym of pulmonary emphysema: emphysema
- more generic terms: respiratory disease / respiratory disorder / respiratory illness = a disease affecting the respiratory system
- more specific term: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease = a nonreversible lung disease that is a combination of emphysema and chronic bronchitis
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Illustrated Dictionary and Resource Directory of Environmental and Occupational Health, Second Edition (2016)
by Herman Koren
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by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
E-23: Diffuse pulmonary emphysema in a cat.
by Evelyn B. Kelly Ph.D.
AATD; alpha-l protease inhibitor deficiency; alpha-1 related emphysema; ATT; hereditary pulmonary emphysema; inherited emphysema Prevalence Other Names Physicians in northern Europe noted ...
pulmonary emphysema pulmonary ...
by Chris Gunn
pulmonary emphysema overdistension and subsequent destructionofalveoli and ...
by Robert Alan Lewis
2: pulmonary emphysema, pulmonary emphysema (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). a chronic destructive disease of the lungs. They are congested and characterized by an abnormal increase in the size of the air spaces distal to the ...
pulmonary emphysema pulmonary orifice, orifice of pulmonary trunk Pulmonary embolism (Black and Hawks, 2009) pulmonary emphysema, a chronic obstructive disease of the lungs, marked by an overdistension of the alveoli and destruction ...
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
pulmonary emphysema, a chronic obstructive disease of the lungs, marked by an overdistension of the alveoli and destruction of the supporting alveolar structure. See also emphysema .
by Robert Alan Lewis
2: pulmonary emphysema. pulmonary emphysema (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). a chronic destructive disease of the lungs. They are congested and characterized by an abnormal increase in the size of the air spaces distal to the ...
by George P. Rédei
Emotion: ▷stress Emphysema, Pulmonary: Pulmonary emphysema is characterized by pathological inflation of the lungs and possible atrophy of the tissues. It appears to be due to autosomal dominant genes or to environmental causes ...
by Jeffrey Wayne Vincoli
pulmonary emphysema See emphysema.
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