HyperDic: respiratory_disorder

English > 1 sense of the expression respiratory disorder:
NOUNstaterespiratory disorder, respiratory disease, respiratory illnessa disease affecting the respiratory system
English > respiratory disorder: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningA disease affecting the respiratory system.
Synonymsrespiratory disease, respiratory illness
Partscough, coughingA sudden noisy expulsion of air from the lungs that clears the air passages
Narroweradult respiratory distress syndrome, ARDS, wet lung, white lungAcute lung injury characterized by coughing and rales
asthma, asthma attack, bronchial asthmarespiratory disorder characterized by wheezing
atypical pneumonia, primary atypical pneumonia, mycoplasmal pneumoniaAn acute respiratory disease marked by high fever and coughing
bronchitisinflammation of the membranes lining the bronchial tubes
cold, common coldA mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)
emphysema, pulmonary emphysemaAn abnormal condition of the lungs marked by decreased respiratory function
influenza, flu, grippeAn acute febrile highly contagious viral disease
interstitial pneumoniachronic lung disease affecting the interstitial tissue of the lungs
pneumoconiosis, pneumonoconiosischronic respiratory disease caused by inhaling metallic or mineral particles
pneumoniarespiratory disease characterized by inflammation of the lung parenchyma (excluding the bronchi) with congestion caused by viruses or bacteria or irritants
respiratory distress syndrome, respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn, hyaline membrane diseaseAn acute lung disease of the newborn (especially the premature newborn)
severe acute respiratory syndrome, SARSA respiratory disease of unknown etiology that apparently originated in mainland China in 2003
whooping cough, pertussisA disease of the respiratory mucous membrane
BroaderdiseaseAn impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
Spanishenfermedad respiratoria
Catalanmalaltia respiratòria

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