Glossary Term:

Title

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD

Phonetic

<b>kron</b>-ick ob-<b>struck</b>-tiv <b>PULL</b>-muh-<b>nerr</b>-ee

Description

lung disease such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis, that harms the lungs and makes it harder to breathe. More common in smokers.