recurrent airway obstruction


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recurrent airway obstruction

n.
A respiratory disease of horses that is characterized by a chronic cough, labored breathing, and nasal discharge, and is induced by exposure to allergens such as hay dust. Also called broken wind, heaves.
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Pilot study investigating the ability of an herbal composite to alleviate clinical signs of respiratory dysfunction in horses with recurrent airway obstruction.
Usefulness of the assessment of discharge accumulation in the lower airways and tracheal septum thickening in the differential diagnosis of recurrent airway obstruction (RAO) and inflammatory airway diseases (IAD) in the horse.
Rat model of chronic recurrent airway obstructions to study the sleep apnea syndrome.