Definition of Pulmonary emphysema. Meaning of Pulmonary emphysema. Synonyms of Pulmonary emphysema

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Definition of Pulmonary emphysema

Pulmonary emphysema
Emphysema Em`phy*se"ma, n. [NL., from Gr. ? inflation, fr. ? to inflate; ? in + ? to blow: cf. F. emphys[`e]me.] (Med.) A swelling produced by gas or air diffused in the cellular tissue. Emphysema of the lungs, Pulmonary emphysema (Med.), a common disease of the lungs in which the air cells are distended and their partition walls ruptured by an abnormal pressure of the air contained in them.

Meaning of Pulmonary emphysema from wikipedia

- nonspecific chronic pulmonary disease, and diffuse obstructive pulmonary syndrome. The terms chronic bronchitis and emphysema were formally defined...
- is a major feature of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Pneumoperitoneum (or peritoneal emphysema) is air or gas in the abdominal cavity, and...
- Combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema (CPFE), describes a medical syndrome involving both pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema. The combination is most...
- Subcutaneous emphysema (SCE, SE) occurs when gas or air travels under the skin. Subcutaneous refers to the tissue beneath the skin, and emphysema refers to...
- Pulmonary interstitial emphysema (PIE) is a collection of air outside of the normal air space of the pulmonary alveoli, found instead inside the connective...
- R, Nagatani Y, Murakami Y, Otani H, Murata K (2008). "Imaging of pulmonary emphysema: a pictorial review". Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 3 (2): 193–204...
- Pulmonary hypertension (PH or PHTN) is a condition of increased blood pressure within the arteries of the lungs. Symptoms include shortness of breath...
- Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a type of chronic scarring lung disease characterized by a progressive and irreversible decline in lung function...
- Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a blockage of an artery in the lungs by a substance that has moved from elsewhere in the body through the bloodstream (embolism)...
- Pulmonary diseases may also impact newborns, such as pulmonary hyperplasia, pulmonary interstitial emphysema (usually preterm births), and infant respiratory...
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