chronic

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chronic

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

[′krän·ik]
(medicine)
Long-continued; of long duration.
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Chronic airflow limitation (CAL), mainly due to smoking-related chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and chronic asthma, is a major cause of disability in old age.
A self-complete measure of health status for chronic airflow limitation: the St George's Respiratory Questionnaire.

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