Medical Dictionary

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

noun

Medical Definition of CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE

:  pulmonary disease (as emphysema or chronic bronchitis) that is characterized by chronic typically irreversible airway obstruction resulting in a slowed rate of exhalation—abbreviation COPD
April 25, 2015
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