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asthma

asth·ma

asthma

 
pronunciation:
aez m
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part of speech: noun
definition: a chronic respiratory disorder characterized by labored breathing, wheezing, and a feeling of tightness in the chest, often caused by an allergy.
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derivation: asthmatoid (adj.)
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  breathe, disease, first aid, respiration