bronchial asthma

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bronchial asthma

Asthma that is caused by spasmodic contraction of the muscular walls of the bronchial tubes.


(ˈæz mə, ˈæs-)

a paroxysmal, often allergic disorder of respiration characterized by bronchospasm, wheezing, and difficulty in expiration. Also called bronchial asthma.
[1350–1400; Middle English asma < Medieval Latin < Greek ásthma panting, asthma]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bronchial asthma - respiratory disorder characterized by wheezingbronchial asthma - respiratory disorder characterized by wheezing; usually of allergic origin
bronchospasm - a spasm of the bronchi that makes exhalation difficult and noisy; associated with asthma and bronchitis
respiratory disease, respiratory disorder, respiratory illness - a disease affecting the respiratory system
status asthmaticus - a prolonged and severe asthma attack that does not respond to standard treatment
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