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asthma

División en sílabas: asth·ma
Pronunciación: /ˈazmə
 
/

Definición de asthma en inglés:

sustantivo

A respiratory condition marked by spasms in the bronchi of the lungs, causing difficulty in breathing. It usually results from an allergic reaction or other forms of hypersensitivity.
Example sentences
  • The fungi can also worsen the symptoms of asthma and cause allergic sinusitis.
  • Members suffer from illnesses such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes and asthma.
  • If you have allergic asthma, you or other family members may well also suffer from eczema or hay fever.

Origen

late Middle English: from medieval Latin asma, from Greek asthma, from azein 'breathe hard'.

Words that rhyme with asthma

Cranmermahatma

Definición de asthma en:

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