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Respiratory Disorder

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Definition of the noun respiratory disorder

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noun

  1. a disease affecting the respiratory system

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

by Mosby

pulmonary dysmaturity syndrome, a respiratory disorder of premature infants in which the lungs contain focal emphysematous blebs and thickened ...

Google previewCelebrating Latino Folklore: An Encyclopedia of Cultural Traditions [3 volumes] (2012)

An Encyclopedia of Cultural Traditions by Maria Herrera-Sobek

cough 19 Annatto Achiote Bixa orellana Skin inflammation, insect bites 20 Antelope Horns Inmortal Asclepias asperula Respiratory disorder 21 Apache Plume Ponil Falugia paradoxa Hair, cough 22 Apple Manzana Pyrus malus Gout, liver, ...

Google previewFood & Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet & Exercise (2017)

by Michael Kent

A respiratory disorder characterized by recurrent attacks of difficulty in breathing (described in medical books as 'episodic wheezing'), particularly on exhalation. It is caused by an increased resistance to air flow through the respiratory ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Health Education (2010)

by David A. Bedworth, Albert E. Bedworth

reactive respiratory disorder that can cause wheezing, considerable difficulty in breathing, and possible life-threatening respiratory failure. ASTHO An acronym for Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. ASTIGMATISM 1.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Stress, Three-Volume Set (2000)

asthma A respiratory disorder characterized by episodes of widespread narrowing of the airways caused by constriction of the bronchial smooth muscles, swelling of the bronchial tissue, increased mucus secretion, infiltration of inflammatory ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Health Psychology (2014)

by Alan J. Christensen, René Martin, Joshua Morrison Smyth

gov SHARON DANOFF-BURG Asthma Asthma is a reversible obstructive respiratory disorder that produces impaired breathing, which ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Mosby

pulmonary dysmaturity syndrome, a respiratory disorder of premature infants in which the lungs contain focal emphysematous blebs and thickened alveolar walls. The infants commonly ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Stress: A-D (2000)

asthma A respiratory disorder characterized by episodes of widespread narrowingof theairwayscausedbyconstriction of the bronchial smooth muscles, swelling of the bronchial tissue, increased mucus secretion, infiltration of inflammatory cells ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2012)

by Mosby

pulmonary dysmaturity syndrome, a respiratory disorder of premature infants in which the lungs contain focal emphysematous blebs and thickened alveolar walls. The infants commonly ...

Google previewThe Complete Encyclopedia of Medicine & Health (2006)

by J. P. Schadé

Serious complications are usually seen only in patients with an underlying chronic respiratory disorder. In such patients, acute bronchitis ...

Google previewHorseman's Veterinary Encyclopedia, Revised and Updated (2005)

by Equine Research

Epistaxis that has no forceful cause often indicates an upper respiratory disorder.

Google previewThe Five Senses and Beyond: The Encyclopedia of Perception (2016)

The Encyclopedia of Perception by Jennifer L. Hellier

or primary alveolar hypoventilation—is a respiratory disorder that is fatal if untreated. It is the failure of automatic ...

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