emphysema Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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emphysemanoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌem.fəˈsiː.mə/
a ​condition in which the ​small sacs (= ​spaces) in the ​lungsbecomefilled with too much ​air, ​causingbreathing difficulties and ​heartproblems: Heavy ​cigarettesmoking often ​causes emphysema.
(Definition of emphysema from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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emphysemanoun [U]

 us   /ˌem·fəˈzi·mə, -ˈsi-/ medical
a ​condition in which some ​parts within the ​lungsbecomestretched, causing ​breathingdifficulties
(Definition of emphysema from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “emphysema”
in Spanish enfisema…
in Vietnamese khí phế thũng…
in Malaysian emfisema…
in Thai โรคถุงลมโป่งพอง…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肺气肿…
in Indonesian empisema, penyakit paru-paru…
in Chinese (Traditional) 肺氣腫…
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