asthmatoid wheeze

asthmatoid wheeze
a sound similar to the wheezing of an asthmatic, heard in cases of foreign body in the trachea or bronchus.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • asthmatoid — ˈazməˌtȯid adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary asthmat (from Greek asthmat , arthma) + oid : resembling asthma an asthmatoid wheeze …   Useful english dictionary

  • wheeze — 1. To breathe with difficulty and noisily. 2. A whistling, squeaking, musical, or puffing sound made on exhalation by air passing through the fauces, glottis, or narrowed tracheobronchial airways. [A.S. hwesan] asthmatoid w. a puffing or musical… …   Medical dictionary

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