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Related to senile emphysema: atrophic emphysema
emphysema consequent upon the physiologic atrophy of old age.
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se·nile em·phy·se·ma(sēnīl em-fi-sēmă)
Lung disorder consequent to the physiologic atrophy of old age.
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senile emphysemaAge-related degenerative changes in the lungs, with breakdown of the walls of the ALVEOLI.
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