bronchial asthma

noun

Definition of bronchial asthma

: asthma resulting from spasmodic contraction of bronchial muscles

Examples of bronchial asthma in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Also during his childhood, DMX suffered physical abuse at the hands of his mother's partners, battled severe bronchial asthma which resulted in almost nightly emergency room visits and was reportedly hit by a drunk driver. Maria Pasquini, PEOPLE.com, 9 Apr. 2021 Part of the answer to that question was that Simmons had bronchial asthma. Spencer Kornhaber, The Atlantic, 9 Apr. 2021 Asthma, also known as bronchial asthma, is a chronic disease of the airway characterized by intermittent inflammation of the airways, which over time leads to irreversible changes. Obasi Okorie, Scientific American, 14 Oct. 2020 Obesity, which is now pandemic, is another risk factor for bronchial asthma. Obasi Okorie, Scientific American, 14 Oct. 2020 Sampson's office said Garner's bronchial asthma, obesity and high blood pressure were contributing factors. al, 15 Aug. 2019 Sampson's office said Garner's bronchial asthma, obesity and high blood pressure were contributing factors. Aaron C. Davis, chicagotribune.com, 15 Aug. 2019 Sampson's office said Garner's bronchial asthma, obesity and high blood pressure were contributing factors. Anchorage Daily News, 15 Aug. 2019 Sampson's office said Garner's bronchial asthma, obesity and high blood pressure were contributing factors. al, 15 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of bronchial asthma

1843, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bronchial asthma was in 1843

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“Bronchial asthma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bronchial%20asthma. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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bronchial asthma

noun

Medical Definition of bronchial asthma

: asthma resulting from spasmodic contraction of bronchial muscles

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