What does the word asthma mean?

Usage examples for asthma

  1. The man was suddenly shaken with a fit of asthma, and clutched at the cart as though seeking support. – Leaves from a Field Note-Book by J. H. Morgan
  2. She has bronchitis and asthma, and that's all. – Round the Red Lamp Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life by Arthur Conan Doyle
  3. He related five cures of St. Vitus' dance, spasmodic convulsions, and spasmodic asthma. – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie

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