respiratory disorder


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Related to respiratory disorder: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma
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Noun1.respiratory disorder - a disease affecting the respiratory system
adult respiratory distress syndrome, ARDS, wet lung, white lung - acute lung injury characterized by coughing and rales; inflammation of the lungs which become stiff and fibrous and cannot exchange oxygen; occurs among persons exposed to irritants such as corrosive chemical vapors or ammonia or chlorine etc.
disease - an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
flu, grippe, influenza - an acute febrile highly contagious viral disease
pertussis, whooping cough - a disease of the respiratory mucous membrane
cold, common cold - a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs); "will they never find a cure for the common cold?"
asthma, asthma attack, bronchial asthma - respiratory disorder characterized by wheezing; usually of allergic origin
bronchitis - inflammation of the membranes lining the bronchial tubes
emphysema, pulmonary emphysema - an abnormal condition of the lungs marked by decreased respiratory function; associated with smoking or chronic bronchitis or old age
pneumonia - respiratory disease characterized by inflammation of the lung parenchyma (excluding the bronchi) with congestion caused by viruses or bacteria or irritants
atypical pneumonia, mycoplasmal pneumonia, primary atypical pneumonia - an acute respiratory disease marked by high fever and coughing; caused by mycoplasma; primarily affecting children and young adults
interstitial pneumonia - chronic lung disease affecting the interstitial tissue of the lungs
pneumoconiosis, pneumonoconiosis - chronic respiratory disease caused by inhaling metallic or mineral particles
hyaline membrane disease, respiratory distress syndrome, respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn - an acute lung disease of the newborn (especially the premature newborn); lungs cannot expand because of a wetting agent is lacking; characterized by rapid shallow breathing and cyanosis and the formation of a glassy hyaline membrane over the alveoli
SARS, severe acute respiratory syndrome - a respiratory disease of unknown etiology that apparently originated in mainland China in 2003; characterized by fever and coughing or difficulty breathing or hypoxia; can be fatal
cough, coughing - a sudden noisy expulsion of air from the lungs that clears the air passages; a common symptom of upper respiratory infection or bronchitis or pneumonia or tuberculosis
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The anti-inflammatory property of Ayoyo is recommendable for treating respiratory disorder like asthmatic attack.
Anwar and others told the journalists that people have to face by the slaughter house have to face the very problems due to which they are suffering from respiratory disorder. They have demanded for the immediate action from the Assistant Commissioner and Municipal Chairman.
The four-year-old girl, named Dhanashree from Jalna, was suffering from the respiratory disorder. Only 15 percent of the heart of the girl was functional and doctors at the Fortis Hospital recommended a heart transplant.
Studying hospital discharges for COPD--a chronic, serious, progressive lower respiratory disorder --between 2003 and 2011 in Kentucky, researchers found that people who lived in counties with smoke-free laws were 22 percent less likely to be hospitalized for COPD than those living in counties with weak or no smoking laws.
The Tony Award-winning actress with the powerful voice says she's suffered with the respiratory disorder for more than a decade.
Al-Zabidi has now been at the state-run Al-Thwara public hospital for a month receiving treatment for a respiratory disorder that doctors believe was a result of unsanitary living quarters where very little oxygen was allowed to circulate.
Watson filed suit in 2007 after he was diagnosed with the respiratory disorder.
Watson filed suit in 2007, after he was diagnosed with the respiratory disorder.
All studies were randomized, controlled trials of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) treatment for chronic cough that had lasted for more than 3 weeks and was not primarily related to an underlying respiratory disorder (BMJ Online First, doi:10.1136/bmj.38677.559005.55, published 5 December 2005).
The respiratory disorder is caused by inhaling silica particles from quartz found in rocks and sand.
The Elstree, Hertfordshirebased group also said the outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Disorder could slow expansion in Asia.
The dad-of-two passed away in hospital after failing to recover from a respiratory disorder. Last night, former colleagues paid tribute to Whiteford, regarded as being one of the best players to play for the Lanarkshire club.

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