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noun. ['ˌɛmfəˈziːmə'] an abnormal condition of the lungs marked by decreased respiratory function; associated with smoking or chronic bronchitis or old age.
- respiratory illness
- respiratory disorder
- pulmonary emphysema
- respiratory disease
Rhymes with Emphysema
How do you pronounce emphysema?
Pronounce emphysema as ˌɛmfəˈzimə.
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How do you spell emphysema? Is it emphysyma ?
A common misspelling of emphysema is emphysyma
Sentences with emphysema
1. Noun, singular or mass
Severe loss of elasticity is referred to as emphysema.
2. Verb, past participle
Among former smokers, 24 percent have emphysema and 26 percent have chronic bronchitis.