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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person suffering from labored breathing either continuous or paroxysmal accompanied by wheezing, a sense of constriction in the chest, and often by attacks of coughing adj. - Relating to breathing with a whistling sound.

Usage examples (42)
  • In his case it is that he is a chronic asthmatic.
  • She is a chronic asthmatic
  • The painful gasps of a dying asthmatic
  • Safe administration of influenza vaccine in asthmatic children hypersensitive to egg proteins. for more
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