senile emphysema


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to senile emphysema: atrophic emphysema

se·nile em·phy·se·ma

emphysema consequent upon the physiologic atrophy of old age.

se·nile em·phy·se·ma

(sēnīl em-fi-sēmă)
Lung disorder consequent to the physiologic atrophy of old age.

senile emphysema

Age-related degenerative changes in the lungs, with breakdown of the walls of the ALVEOLI.
Mentioned in ?