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Asthma

Definition:

A usually chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways characterized by intermittent episodes of wheezing, coughing, and difficulty in breathing, sometimes caused by an allergy to inhaled substances.

Source: American Lung Association Appendix 4: Glossary 

Related words:

Allergy - Lower respiratory symptoms

To read about this term in context:

GreenFacts Summary on Respiratory Diseases in Children:

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Deutsch: Asthma
Español: Asma
Français: Asthme

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