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Pulmonary Emphysema

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  1. an abnormal condition of the lungs marked by decreased respiratory function; associated with smoking or chronic bronchitis or old age

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Google previewIllustrated Dictionary and Resource Directory of Environmental and Occupational Health, Second Edition (2016)

by Herman Koren

pulmonary emphysema 496 pulsus alternans right ventricle inferior vena cava oxygenated blood pulmonary artery left atrium left ventricle pulmonary veins descending aorta upper body deoxygenated blood pulmonary emphysema — A ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

E-23: Diffuse pulmonary emphysema in a cat.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Genetics and Disease [2 volumes] (2013)

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 ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

pulmonary emphysema pulmonary ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Pocket Radiography and Medical Imaging Dictionary (2007)

by Chris Gunn

pulmonary emphysema overdistension and subsequent destructionofalveoli and ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

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 ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

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 ...

Google previewMosby'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 .

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, and Informatics (2008)

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 ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health (1999)

by Jeffrey Wayne Vincoli

pulmonary emphysema See emphysema.

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