a lung disorder characterized by labored breathing due to narrowing of the bronchioles; associated with shortness of breath, wheezing, and coughing; and caused by a reaction to certain irritants
inflammation of the membranes lining the bronchial tubes
difficult or labored respiration
disease in which the tissues of the lungs lose elasticity, making breathing very difficult
acute inflammation and infection of alveoli, which fill with pus or products of the inflammatory reaction
purified protein derivative (test for tuberculosis); positive-person has been exposed to tuberculosis
a sleep disorder characterized by temporary cessations of breathing during sleep and repeated momentary awakenings
Caused by an obstruction to airflow through the nose and mouth.
mucous secretion from the lungs, bronchi, and trachea expelled through the mouth
strained, high-pitched, relatively loud sound made on inspiration; associated with obstruction of the larynx or trachea
Infectious disease caused by the tubercle bacillus, Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Most commonly affects the respiratory system and causes inflammation and calcification of the system.
Difficult breathing with a high-pitched whistling or sighing sound during expiration