asthmatoid

asthmatoid
\\ˈazməˌtȯid\ adjective
Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary asthmat- (from Greek asthmat-, arthma) + -oid
: resembling asthma

an asthmatoid wheeze


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  • asthmatoid — asth|mato|i̱d, auch: asth|mo|i̱d [↑...id]: asthmaähnlich (von Krankheitssymptomen) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • asthmatoid — asth|ma|to|id <zu ↑...oid> asthmaähnlich (von Krankheitssymptomen) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • asthmatoid — asth·ma·toid …   English syllables

  • asthmatoid wheeze — a sound similar to the wheezing of an asthmatic, heard in cases of foreign body in the trachea or bronchus …   Medical dictionary

  • wheeze — 1. To breathe with difficulty and noisily. 2. A whistling, squeaking, musical, or puffing sound made on exhalation by air passing through the fauces, glottis, or narrowed tracheobronchial airways. [A.S. hwesan] asthmatoid w. a puffing or musical… …   Medical dictionary

  • asthmoid — asth|mo|id <zu ↑Asthma u. ↑...oid> svw. ↑asthmatoid …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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