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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chronic obstructive pulmonary disease(noun)

    a nonreversible lung disease that is a combination of emphysema and chronic bronchitis; usually patients have been heavy cigarette smokers

    Synonyms:
    chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Wiktionary

  1. chronic obstructive pulmonary disease(noun)

    Synonyms:
    COPD

  2. chronic obstructive pulmonary disease(noun)

    A group of diseases characterized by the pathological limitation of airflow in the airway that is not fully reversible. May be caused by reactive airways, chronic infection, congenital defects, or, most commonly, cigarette smoking. Generally does not include neoplasms, which could also obstruct airways.

    Synonyms:
    COPD


Translations for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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  • chronická obstrukční plicní nemocCzech
  • χρόνια αποφρακτική πνευμονοπάθειαGreek
  • keuhkoahtaumatautiFinnish
  • przewlekła obturacyjna choroba płucPolish

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