- intrinsic asthma
- asthma attributed to pathophysiologic disturbances and not to environmental factors; usually seen in adults. Called also cryptogenic a.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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intrinsic — Arising from the nature of a thing...native or inherent. Intrinsic asthma, as an example, arises from congestive inflammation, neurohormonal and auto allergic conditions of the lung and bronchial membranes themselves, not from EXTRINSIC causes … Herbal-medical glossary
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extrinsic asthma — 1. asthma caused by some factor in the environment, usually atopic asthma. Onset is usually in childhood and almost always before age 30. Cf. intrinsic a. 2. atopic a … Medical dictionary
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