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 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, "I Can't Breathe: Asthma, Black Men and the Police," 14 Oct. 2020 Obesity, which is now pandemic, is another risk factor for bronchial asthma. Obasi Okorie, Scientific American, "I Can't Breathe: Asthma, Black Men and the Police," 14 Oct. 2020 Sampson's office said Garner's bronchial asthma, obesity and high blood pressure were contributing factors. al, "Broken bones in Jeffrey Epstein’s neck raise questions," 15 Aug. 2019 Sampson's office said Garner's bronchial asthma, obesity and high blood pressure were contributing factors. Aaron C. Davis, chicagotribune.com, "Autopsy finds broken bones in Jeffrey Epstein’s neck, sources say," 15 Aug. 2019 Sampson's office said Garner's bronchial asthma, obesity and high blood pressure were contributing factors. Anchorage Daily News, "Autopsy finds broken bones in Epstein’s neck, deepening questions around his death," 15 Aug. 2019 Sampson's office said Garner's bronchial asthma, obesity and high blood pressure were contributing factors. al, "Broken bones in Jeffrey Epstein’s neck raise questions," 15 Aug. 2019 Sampson's office said Garner's bronchial asthma, obesity and high blood pressure were contributing factors. Aaron C. Davis, chicagotribune.com, "Autopsy finds broken bones in Jeffrey Epstein’s neck, sources say," 15 Aug. 2019 Sampson's office said Garner's bronchial asthma, obesity and high blood pressure were contributing factors. Anchorage Daily News, "Autopsy finds broken bones in Epstein’s neck, deepening questions around his death," 15 Aug. 2019

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1843, in the meaning defined above

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“Bronchial asthma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bronchial%20asthma. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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bronchial asthma

noun

Medical Definition of bronchial asthma

: asthma resulting from spasmodic contraction of bronchial muscles

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