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Asthma

Introduction: Asthma

Description of Asthma

Asthma (medical condition): Asthma is a chronic, ongoing lung disease or respiratory condition marked by acute flare-ups or attacks ...more

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Asthma: respiratory disorder characterized by wheezing; usually of allergic origin.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Asthma: form of bronchial disorder associated with airway obstruction, marked by recurrent attacks of paroxysmal dyspnea, with wheezing due to spasmodic contraction of the bronchi.
Source: Diseases Database

Asthma: form of bronchial disorder associated with airway obstruction, marked by recurrent attacks of paroxysmal dyspnea, with wheezing due to spasmodic contraction of the bronchi.
Source: CRISP

Asthma: A form of bronchial disorder associated with airway obstruction, marked by recurrent attacks of paroxysmal dyspnea, with wheezing due to spasmodic contraction of the bronchi.
Source: MeSH 2007

Asthma: Related Topics

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Asthma as a Disease

Asthma (medical condition): See Asthma (disease information).
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  »Treatments for Asthma

Asthma: Related Diseases

Asthma: Asthma is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Asthma: Article Excerpts

NHLBI, Asthma & Physical Activity in the School: NHLBI (Excerpt)

Asthma is a chronic lung condition with ongoing airway inflammation that results in recurring acute... (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Asthma & Physical Activity in the School: NHLBI)

NHLBI, Asthma Age Page: NHLBI (Excerpt)

Asthma is a disease of the lung airways. With asthma, the airways are inflamed (swollen) and react... (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Asthma Age Page: NHLBI)

ASTHMA: NWHIC (Excerpt)

Asthma is a chronic lung condition marked by labored breathing, wheezing, and/or coughing. During... (Source: excerpt from ASTHMA: NWHIC)

NHLBI, Asthma & Physical Activity in the School: NHLBI (Excerpt)

Asthma is a chronic lung condition with ongoing airway inflammation that results in recurring acute episodes (attacks) of breathing problems... (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Asthma & Physical Activity in the School: NHLBI)

NHLBI, Asthma Age Page: NHLBI (Excerpt)

Asthma is a disease of the lung airways. With asthma, the airways are inflamed (swollen) and react easily to certain things,... (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Asthma Age Page: NHLBI)

ASTHMA: NWHIC (Excerpt)

Asthma is a chronic lung condition marked by labored breathing, wheezing, and/or coughing. During... (Source: excerpt from ASTHMA: NWHIC)

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Asthma as a Symptom

Asthma (symptom): A condition which is characterized by recurrent attacks of...more »

Asthma (symptom): Asthma is a chronic lung condition with ongoing airway inflammation that results in recurring acute episodes (attacks) of... (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Asthma & Physical Activity in the School: NHLBI)

Asthma is a disease of the lung airways. With asthma, the airways are inflamed (swollen) and react easily to... (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Asthma Age Page: NHLBI)

Asthma is a chronic lung condition marked by labored breathing, wheezing, and/or coughing. During an asthmatic episode, bronchial... (Source: excerpt from ASTHMA: NWHIC)

Asthma (symptom): See Asthma (symptom information).

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Asthma: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Asthma:

Terms associated with Asthma:

Terms Similar to Asthma:

Source: Diseases Database

Source - WordNet 2.1

Source - MeSH 2007

Related Topics

Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Asthma:

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Asthma

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Other terms that may be related to Asthma:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Asthma

The following list attempts to classify Asthma into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • respiratory disease,respiratory disorder,respiratory illness
  • disease
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

External links related to: Asthma

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