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Meaning of ASTHMATIC

Pronunciation:  az'matik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  relating to breathing with a whistling sound
 

ASTHMATIC is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: unhealthy, wheezing, wheezy
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Asth*mat"ic\, Asthmatical \Asth*mat"ic*al\, a. [L.
    asthmaticus, Gr. ?.]
    Of or pertaining to asthma; as, an asthmatic cough; liable
    to, or suffering from, asthma; as, an asthmatic patient. --
    {Asth*mat"ic*al*ly}, adv.
    
    
  2. \Asth*mat"ic\, n.
    A person affected with asthma.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: breathing, errhine, expiratory, heaving, huffing, inspiratory, nasal, panting, pneumonic, puffing, pulmonary, pulmonic, respiratory, rhinal, sneezy, sniffling, sniffly, sniffy, snoring, snorting, snuffling, snuffly, snuffy, sternutatory, stertorous, wheezing, wheezy
 

 

 

 

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