What does COPD mean in Physiology?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand COPD in the Medical field in general and in the Physiology terminology in particular.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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What does COPD mean?

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease(noun)
a nonreversible lung disease that is a combination of emphysema and chronic bronchitis; usually patients have been heavy cigarette smokers

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