chronic

(redirected from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD))
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Related to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): emphysema, asthma, chronic bronchitis, bronchiectasis, pneumonia, lung cancer

chronic

Medicine (of a disease) developing slowly, or of long duration

chronic

[′krän·ik]
(medicine)
Long-continued; of long duration.
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