HyperDic: bronchial_asthma

English > 1 sense of the expression bronchial asthma:
NOUNstatebronchial asthma, asthma, asthma attackrespiratory disorder characterized by wheezing
English > bronchial asthma: 1 sense > noun 1, state
Meaningrespiratory disorder characterized by wheezing; usually of allergic origin.
Synonymsasthma, asthma attack
PartsbronchospasmA spasm of the bronchi that makes exhalation difficult and noisy
Narrowerstatus asthmaticusA prolonged and severe asthma attack that does not respond to standard treatment
Broaderrespiratory disease, respiratory illness, respiratory disorderA disease affecting the respiratory system

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