asthmatic

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From Latin asthmaticus, from Ancient Greek ἀσθματικός(asthmatikós, affliected with shortness of breath), from ἄσθμα(ásthma, short-drawn breath, panting) (compare asthma); synchronically, asthma +‎ -ic.

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asthmatic ‎(comparative more asthmatic, superlative most asthmatic)

  1. Having the characteristics of asthma, as in an "asthmatic cough".

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Noun[edit]

asthmatic ‎(plural asthmatics)

  1. A person who suffers from asthma.

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