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Synonyms for asthmatic

a person suffering from asthma

relating to breathing with a whistling sound

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My gorge had long since risen at the deed; the unforeseen circumstances had rendered it impossible from the first; but now I could afford to recognize the impossibility, and to think of Raffles and the asthmatic alike without a qualm.
Every flat-car, box-car, coach, asthmatic switch engine, and even hand-car that mob of Spiggoties had shoved off the dock into sixty feet of water on top of the Governor Hancock.
He had come on board breathless with the hurried winding up of his shore affairs, accompanied by two horrible night-birds, escorted by a dock policeman on the make, received by an asthmatic shadow of a ship- keeper, warned not to make a noise in the darkness of the passage because the captain and his wife were already on board.
How the young man from Cambridge sulkily put his five great-coats in front; but was reconciled when little Miss Sharp was made to quit the carriage, and mount up beside him--when he covered her up in one of his Benjamins, and became perfectly good-humoured--how the asthmatic gentleman, the prim lady, who declared upon her sacred honour she had never travelled in a public carriage before (there is always such a lady in a coach--Alas
They were always in a hurry, and yet seemed to have nothing tangible to do; except a few of them (these, mostly asthmatic and thick-lipped) who were for ever demonstrating to the rest, with gold pencil-cases which they could hardly hold because of the big rings on their forefingers, how money was to be made.
Being short-necked and asthmatic, however, he respired principally through this feature; so, perhaps, what it wanted in ornament, it made up in usefulness.
A total of 53 controlled asthmatic patients from the Asthma Clinic were enrolled, and 26 healthy individuals from the general public agreed to participate.
And those asthmatic children in special education were significantly more likely to be low-income and to have been hospitalized in the previous year and less likely to use a peak flow meter--an asthma medical device--than asthmatic children in the general population.
Beuther is conducting a bronchoscopic study designed to answer this question, as well as to better characterize the airway inflammation present in obese asthmatic patients.
In one study of 298 morbidly obese patients, 30% were classified as asthmatic at the time of surgery.
had healthy and asthmatic subjects breathe on a circuit for which investigators could increase the resistance.
The team at Southampton has investigated the underlying mechanisms behind the effect of colds on asthmatics and observed a difference in virus replication between lung epithelial cells from asthmatic and healthy control subjects.
ASTHMATIC Karen Whitehead won pounds 17,000 compensation yesterday for being sacked unfairly when smoking by workmates made her ill.
Researchers with the multicenter Organization of Teratology Information Services (OTIS) are seeking more asthmatic pregnant women for a prospective study called the Asthma Medications and Pregnancy Project, supported by Aventis Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Within the 8 year period that we reviewed, 3% of asthmatic patients were found to have bronchiectasis.