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Emphysema

Em`phy`se´ma
n.1.(Med.) A swelling produced by gas or air diffused in the cellular tissue.
Emphysema of the lungs
(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.
Noun1.emphysema - an abnormal condition of the lungs marked by decreased respiratory function; associated with smoking or chronic bronchitis or old age
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