chronic bronchitis n.
Inflammation of the bronchial mucous membrane characterized by cough, hypersecretion of mucus, and expectoration of sputum over a long period of time, associated with increased vulnerability to bronchial infection.
- Chronic desquamative gingivitis
chronic desquamative gingivitis n. A diffuse or patchy, often painful inflamed area of the gum caused by changes to the connective tissue as a result of the atrophy of epithelial cells. Also called gingivosis.
- Chronic disease
A disease of long duration. (Compare acute disease.)
- Chronic familial jaundice
chronic familial jaundice n. See hereditary spherocytosis.
noun 1. a viral disease of the immune system, usually characterized by debilitating fatigue and flu-like symptoms. noun 1. another name for myalgic encephalopathy CFS chronic fatigue syndrome n. Abbr. CFS A syndrome characterized by sleep disorders and disruption of the immune system. Also called chronic fatigue immune dysfunction syndrome. chronic fatigue syndrome A syndrome […]