Definition of Emphysema:

  1. A condition in which air is abnormally present within the body tissues.

  2. A condition in which the air sacs of the lungs are damaged and enlarged, causing breathlessness.

  3. Lung disease caused by exposure to certain substances (such as asbestos) that swell and destroy the lung tissue.

Synonyms of Emphysema

Asiatic flu, Hong Kong flu, Acute bronchitis, Adenoiditis, Aluminosis, Amygdalitis, Anthracosilicosis, Anthracosis, Asbestosis, Asthma, Atypical pneumonia, Bituminosis, Black lung, Bronchial pneumonia, Bronchiectasis, Bronchiolitis, Bronchitis, Bronchopneumonia, Catarrh, Chalicosis, Chronic bronchitis, Cold, Collapsed lung, Common cold, Coniosis, Coryza, Croup, Croupous pneumonia, Double pneumonia, Dry pleurisy, Empyema, Epidemic pleurodynia, Fibrinous pneumonia, Flu, Grippe, Hay fever, Influenza, La grippe, Laryngitis, Lipoid pneumonia, Lobar pneumonia, Lung cancer, Lung fever, Pharyngitis, Pleurisy, Pleuritis, Pneumococcal pneumonia, Pneumoconiosis, Pneumonia, Pneumonic fever, Pneumothorax, Quinsy, Rheum, Siderosis, Silicosis, Sore throat, Swine flu, The sniffles, The snuffles, Tonsilitis, Virus pneumonia, Wet pleurisy, Whooping cough

How to use Emphysema in a sentence?

  1. Our patient presented with mild dyspnea and dysphonia and demonstrated subcutaneous emphysema and Hammans sign.
  2. Smoking can lead to serious lung diseases such as emphysema.

Meaning of Emphysema & Emphysema Definition