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Glossary- Medical Terms Related To Asthma So Everyone Understands

After you or child has been diagnosed with asthma, you will hear all sorts of new words and terms. Learn about common medical terms associated with asthma and what they mean.

Active listening- Definition of Active Listening
Definition of active listening.

What Is the Definition of Adjunctive Therapy?
What is the definition of adjunctive therapy?

Allergen- Definition of Allergen

Definition of Allergen
What is an allergen

Allergic Or Atopic- Definition Of Allergic or Atopic

Allergic rhinitis- Definition of Allergic Rhinitis

Allergy- Definition of Allergy

Metered Dose Inhaler- Definition of Metered Dose Inhaler
Definition and parts of a metered dose inhaler

Alternative Medicine- Definition of Alternative Medicine

Allergen-Definition of Allergen
Definition of Allergen

Alveoli- Definition of Alveoli
Definition of Alveoli

Bronchioles- Definition of Bronchioles

What Is Bronchoconstriction?
Definition of bronchoconstriction.

Bronchodilator- What Is a Bronchodilator?
What is the definition of a bronchodilator?

Clinical Trial- Definition of Clinical Trial
Definition of Clinical Trial

Circadian Rhythm- What Is a Circadian Rhythm?
What is a circadian rhythm? How do circadian rhythms affect asthma?

Chronic Lung Disease- Definition of Chronic Lung Disease

Complementary Medicine- Definition of Complementary Medicine

Forced Expiratory Volume- What Is Forced Expiratory Volume?
What is the definition of forced expiratory volume or FEV1?

Definition of Empathy
Definition of empathy

Inflamation Definition
Definition of Inflammation

Informed Consent- What is Informed Consent?
Informed consent is essential to participation in a clinical trial. What is informed consent? What should it consist of?

Bronchial Thermoplasty
Definition of Bronchial Thermoplasty

Definition of Bronchiolitis
Definition of bronchiolitis.

Metered Dose InhalerDefinition of Metered Dose Inhaler
Definition of metered dose inhaler

Nebulizer - Definition of Nebulizer
Definition of a nebulizer.

Forced Expiratory Volume- What Is Forced Expiratory Volume?
What is the definition of forced expiratory volume or FEV1?

Randomized Controlled Trial- Definition of Randomized Controlled Trial
definition of randomized controlled trial

Peak Expiratory Flow Rate Definition
Peak Expiratory Flow Rate

Placebo- Definition of Placebo
Definition of placebo treatment

Spirometer- What Is a Spirometer?
What is a spirometer?

Triggers Definition
Triggers definition

Therapeutic Trial
Sometimes doctors begin treatment for a disease to determine if you have a certain disease.

Vital Capacity- What is Vital Capacity?
What is vital capacity?

Wheezing Definition
Wheezing Definition

Alveoli- Definition of Alveoli
Alveoli- what you need to know.

Bronchial Tubes- Definition Of Bronchial Tubes
What bronchial tubes are? Learn more about bronchial tubes.

Control Drug- What Is A Control Drug?
What is your control drug? Learn more about what a control drug is.

Dry Powder Inhaler
Definition for your dry powder inhaler.

Anti-Inflammatory
Anti-inflammatory definition

Definition of Certified Asthma Educator
What is a certified asthma educator

Pilot Study- Definition of Pilot Study
Definition of a pilot study. Learn what it means to be in a pilot study for your asthma.

Monoclonal Antibody- Definition of Monoclonal Antibody
What is a monoclonal antibody?

Beta 2 Agonists
Hoe are beta 2 agonists defined?

What Is a Basophil?
Definition of a basophil

Cross Sectional Study
What is the definition of a cross sectional study?

Definition of Chemoprophylaxis
Definition of chemoprophylaxis.

What Is The Definition Of Spirometry?
Definition of spirometry

What Are Macrophages?
What is the definition of macrophages

Definition of Hyperresponsiveness
Definition of hyperresponsiveness

Definition Of Mast Cells
Definition Of Mast Cells

What Is The Definition Of Histamine
What Is The Definition of Histamine

Eosinophils - What Is The Definition of Eosinophils
What is the definition of eosinophils?

What Is a Basophil?
Definition of a basophil

Bronchial Tubes- Definition Of Bronchial Tubes
What bronchial tubes are? Learn more about bronchial tubes.

Control Drug- What Is A Control Drug?
What is your control drug? Learn more about what a control drug is.

What Is a Basophil?
Definition of a basophil

Forced Expiratory Volume- What Is Forced Expiratory Volume?
What is the definition of forced expiratory volume or FEV1?

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