asthmatic breathing


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asth·mat·ic breath·ing

(az-matik brēdhing)
Difficulty with breathing typically characterized by wheezing; most generally triggered by an allergic reaction.
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asthmatic breathing

Harsh breathing with prolonged wheezing heard throughout expiration.
See also: breathing
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