HyperDic: emphysema

English > 1 sense of the word emphysema:
NOUNstateemphysema, pulmonary emphysemaan abnormal condition of the lungs marked by decreased respiratory function
emphysema > pronunciation
Soundseh.mfahziy'mah
RhymesAlabama ... Yuma: 82 rhymes with mah...
English > emphysema: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningAn abnormal condition of the lungs marked by decreased respiratory function; associated with smoking or chronic bronchitis or old age.
Synonympulmonary emphysema
Narrowerchronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseA nonreversible lung disease that is a combination of emphysema and chronic bronchitis
Broaderrespiratory disease, respiratory illness, respiratory disorderA disease affecting the respiratory system
Spanishenfisema, enfisema pulmonar
Catalanemfisema, emfisema pulmonar
Adjectivesemphysematousrelating to or resembling or being emphysema

©2001-22 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict