bronchial asthma

noun

Definition of bronchial asthma 

: asthma resulting from spasmodic contraction of bronchial muscles

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Post-influenza infection and bronchial asthma were significant conditions contributing to her death along with a genetic immune disease, Immunoglobulin A (IgA) and Immunoglobulin G (IgG), the document said. Nancy Coltun Webster, Post-Tribune, "A mother grieves after her daughter's flu-related death: 'She wanted to get married'," 15 Feb. 2018

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1843, in the meaning defined above

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bronchial asthma

noun

Medical Definition of bronchial asthma 

: asthma resulting from spasmodic contraction of bronchial muscles

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