What does pulmonary emphysema mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. emphysema, pulmonary emphysema(noun)

    an abnormal condition of the lungs marked by decreased respiratory function; associated with smoking or chronic bronchitis or old age

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  1. Pulmonary Emphysema

    A subcategory of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It occurs in people who smoke and suffer from chronic bronchitis. It is characterized by inflation of the alveoli, alveolar wall damage, and reduction in the number of alveoli, resulting in difficulty breathing. Alveoli are the vital lung structures where the transfer of oxygen and carbon dioxide takes place. -- 2004

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Pulmonary Emphysema

    Enlargement of air spaces distal to the TERMINAL BRONCHIOLES where gas-exchange normally takes place. This is usually due to destruction of the alveolar wall. Pulmonary emphysema can be classified by the location and distribution of the lesions.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pulmonary emphysema in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pulmonary emphysema in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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