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chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

noun

Medical Definition of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

  1. :  pulmonary disease (as emphysema or chronic bronchitis) that is characterized by chronic typically irreversible airway obstruction resulting in a slowed rate of exhalation—called also



Variants of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

also chronic obstructive lung disease

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