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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A lung condition in which it is difficult to breathe.

Usage examples (33)
  • Some people who smoke get a serious lung disease called emphysema.
  • People whose lungs are failing because of diseases such as emphysema or cystic fibrosis face a grim outlook.
  • These small particles can penetrate into the lungs which can cause/worsen diseases such as emphysema and bronchitis.
  • Secondary spontaneous pneumothorax can be caused by lung diseases that produce the bulla, such as emphysema or asthma. for more
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