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an abnormal condition of the lungs marked by decreased respiratory function
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Restrictive lung disease: Restrictive lung disease is characterized by fixed or diminished lung volumes and vital capacities (in contrast to obstructive lung disorders, where airway size is decreased--by emphesema
, bronchospasm, or excess mucus--limiting the ability to exhale).
Such markers have also been found for genes that may "predispose individuals to some forms of cancer, emphesema
, juvenile diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, cleft palate, heart disease and mental illness" (p.