a condition resembling emphysema, but due to temporary obstruction of the bronchi.
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pseudoemphysema(soo″dō-ĕm-fĭ-zē′mă) [″ + emphysema, an inflation]
A bronchial condition simulating emphysema, caused by temporary blockage of the bronchi.
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