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 (wē′zē, hwē′-)
adj. wheez·i·er, wheez·i·est
1. Given to wheezing.
2. Producing a wheezing sound.

wheez′i·ly adv.
wheez′i·ness n.
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Noun1.wheeziness - presence of abnormal high-pitched sound heard with a stethoscope when an airway is blocked (as in asthma or chronic bronchitis)
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
ضيق التَّنَفُّس
det at hive efter vejret


nKeuchen nt; (of breath)Pfeifen nt


(wiːz) verb
to breathe with a hissing sound and with difficulty.
such a sound.
ˈwheezy adjective
ˈwheezily adverb
ˈwheeziness noun
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Cranch, living with some wheeziness in the Chalky Flats, could not undertake the journey; but her son, as being poor Peter's own nephew, could represent her advantageously, and watch lest his uncle Jonah should make an unfair use of the improbable things which seemed likely to happen.
For the interview, a form was used with instrumental questions that had been previously validated (10,12) and that was applied by the team made up of three nurses especially trained with the aim of identifying the individuals that filled the selection criteria: 60 or older, smoking or exposure to smoke with a cough affecting the respiratory system, wheeziness or dyspnea.
Exposure was associated with a higher likelihood of having adult onset wheeziness (AOW), with occupational exposure to more than four asthma-gens being associated with three times increased risk of AOW.
Combine this voice with the wheeziness of a blocked nose, and it is no surprise that when I begin to speak people look around for Darth Vader.
Terry, a widower, recalled: "I went to see my GP because wheeziness was keeping me awake at night.
washing out be a problem "But in asthma sufferers it can produce coughing and wheeziness, and in people with weak or damaged immune systems, such as cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, the fungus can cause pulmonary aspergillosis - a condition which can cause irreparable, and sometimes fatal, damage to the lungs and sinuses.
In 2010, I saw my doctor about wheeziness keeping me awake in bed and was given a lung function test and then referred to a chest clinic.
Bronchodilators (including the drugs salbutamol and theophylline used to treat wheeziness and asthma).
The most important may be a new, SMA-designed turbocharger with a higher compression ratio than the previous model had and this, along with some tweaking of the fueling, addresses the SR 305's previous wheeziness at high altitude.
SMOKERS and quitters are being urged to have a lung check for a disease that causes wheeziness and a persistent cough.
Severe asthma, for instance, is characterized by more than 50 clinical traits, some related to environment or activity levels, some to symptoms such as wheeziness and tightness of the chest and others to lung physiology.