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  1. (pathology) Swelling, edema, often from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COPD.
1911 The disease under which Addison laboured appears to have been asthma. It became more violent after his retirement from office, and was now accompanied by . " "Joseph Addison", S:1911 Encyclopí¦dia Britannica/Addison, Joseph, Encyclopí¦dia Britannica.

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