Complete Definition of "asthma"

English

Pronunciation
(Received Pronunciation|UK) IPA|/ËæsmÉ/
(General American|US) IPA|/ËæzmÉ/

Noun
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asthma

  1. pathology A chronic respiratory disease, in which the airways unexpectedly and suddenly narrow, often in response to an allergen, cold air, exercise, or emotional stress. Symptoms include wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and coughing.

Derived terms
asthmatic
asthmatically

Translations
trans-top|chronic respiratory disease
Albanian: astmë
Chinese: å®å xiÄo chuÇn
Czech: astma n
Finnish: astma#Finnish|astma
Japanese: JAchar|åæ¯ (zensoku)
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Novial: astma#Novial|astma
Spanish: asma
Swedish: astma#Swedish|astma
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See also
inhaler
phthisic

Category:Greek derivations

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