Asthma synonyms

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Asthma that is caused by spasmodic contraction of the muscular walls of the bronchial tubes.
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A form of pneumoconiosis caused by inhaling asbestos particles
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(Medicine) A bacterial infection of the lungs, characteristically showing numerous small foci of infection.
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(Medicine) Abnormal permanent dilation of the bronchial tubes.
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(Medicine) An incident wherein a person who suffers intermittent experiences of bronchioconstriction undergoes such an experience, usually with a sudden onset.
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An acute viral infection of the bronchioles seen mostly in infants and young children, caused most frequently by the respiratory syncytial virus.
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(Medicine) A collection of pus within a naturally existing anatomical cavity (as opposed to an abscess, which occurs in a newly formed cavity).
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An inflammation of the pleura, usually occurring because of complications of a respiratory disease or condition such as pneumonia, tuberculosis, pleural injury, or asbestos exposure. Pleurisy is usually accompanied by the accumulation of fluid between the pleurae, chills, fever, and painful breathing and coughing.
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Pleurisy (inflammation of the pleura).
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(Medicine) The accumulation of hemosiderin in various organs of the body by people with a diet rich in iron
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A chronic disease of the lungs, characterized by diffuse fibrosis and caused by the continued inhalation of silica dust
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Find another word for asthma. In this page you can discover 30 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for asthma, like: bronchial asthma, asbestosis, bronchopneumonia, coniosis, bronchiectasis, anthracosilicosis, allergy, asthma-attack, emphysema, bronchiolitis and empyema.